sure as death
is an acrostic for sad.
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A Dictionary of Similes (1916)
by Frank Jenners Wilstach
Sure as death. – CALDERON.
by Christine Ammer
death and taxes, certain as Also, sure as death and taxes.
A Condensed Dictionary of the English Language Giving the Correct Spelling, Pronunciation and Definitions of Words Based on the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster (1910)
by Noah Webster
To repress or subdue the courage varied ; producing death ; sure as death ; wanting in of , dismay ...
With an Appendix Embracing a Dictionary of Briticisms, Americanisms, Colloquial Phrases, Etc. ... by Bp. Samuel Fallows
A dead certainty; a fixed fact; sure as fate; sure as a gun; sure as death and taxes; clear as day, as noonday. To stand to reason; to make assurance doubly sure; cela va sans dire; there is -no question, - not a shadow of a doubt; the die is cast.
A Dictionary of the English Language : Giving the Derivations, Pronunciations, Definitions and Synonyms of a Large Vocabulary of the Words Occurring in Literature, Art, Science, and the Common Speech by Noah Webster
Sure as death ; OHG . taha . ] ...
A Dictionary of the English Language, with an Appendix ... Abridged from Webster's International Dictionary by Noah Webster
cheerless; monotonous; sure as death ; unerring ; complete; deadly; not imparting motion or power. — adv. To the last degree; completely; wholly; exactly. —n. A period of profound quiet or gloom ; pl. those who are dead; the departed.
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