death vs birth vs life

Death

Definitions

noun

  1. the personification of death

Examples

With no warning signs on either side and under poor lighting, the road is a death trap for motorists.

The CDC asks states to report confirmed flu deaths by age group but not by subtype, meaning H1N1 deaths are not necessarily tracked.

He was trampled to death by a runaway horse.

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birth

Definitions

noun

  1. a baby born; an offspring
  2. the time when something begins (especially life)
  3. the event of being born
  4. the process of giving birth
  5. the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents

verb

  1. cause to be born

Examples

None of the fathers' job descriptions given on the birth certificate referred to work at a nuclear establishment.

Commissioned in 1963 to make a film about America's first successful quintuplet birth, Leacock and Joyce Chopra captured the quints' mother's anxiety at her sudden celebrity and the surrounding South Dakota community's eagerness to cash in on it.

After childbirth she herself seems reborn.

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