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Spell check of defunct

Correct spelling: defunct

Synonyms:
nonextant, breathless, futile, faulty, extinct, useless, new, departed, deceased, ineffective, cold, low, inoperative, expired, defective, live, inefficient, done, bypast, demised, pathetic, gone, vanished, bygone, old-fashioned, late, fallen, asleep, purposeless, lifeless, lost, dead, pointless, worthless.

Antonyms:
dynamic, animated, animate, existing, breathing, quick, alive, going, existent, vibrant, running, living, lively, vital, active, thriving, vivacious, operative, live, functioning, extant.

Examples of usage:

1) However, the family of the defunct did not think so, and their deceased parent was chanted to eternity with all the rites and ceremonies that his will had provided for. - "My Home In The Field of Honor", Frances Wilson Huard.

2) This hideous creature proved far more subservient and trustworthy than the defunct Red Wolf, for he was all obsequious obedience. - "The White Squaw", Mayne Reid.

3) The portraits of defunct actors smiled down on her; once so eloquent, they were dumb now dumb as her own frozen soul. - "The Song of Songs", Hermann Sudermann.

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