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  1. corpse
    IPA[kôrps]
  2. noun

    • 1. a dead body, especially of a human being rather than an animal:

      the corpse of a man lay there
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: corpse, plural noun: corpses

    • noun

      a dead body, especially of a human being rather than an animal:
    • verb

      spoil a piece of acting by forgetting one's lines or laughing uncontrollably:

      cause (an actor) to forget their lines and start laughing:

    • adjective

      resembling a corpse, especially in being completely still or having a pale, gaunt appearance:
    • noun

      a name for the rafflesia or Titan arum, whose flowers smell of rotting meat:
    • noun

      a resting pose in yoga, typically assumed at the end of a session, in which one lies flat on one's back with one's eyes closed and one's arms relaxed at one's sides:
    • noun

      a resting pose in yoga, typically assumed at the end of a session, in which one lies flat on one's back with one's eyes closed and one's arms relaxed at one's sides:
    • noun

      a lambent flame seen just above the ground in a churchyard or over a grave, superstitiously regarded as an omen of death.
    • adjective

      resembling a corpse, especially in being completely still or having a pale, gaunt appearance:
    • noun

      a name for the rafflesia or Titan arum, whose flowers smell of rotting meat:
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