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Definition of "bereaves" [bereaves]

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bereave. (verb)

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Use "bereaves" in a sentence
  • "Abroad the sword bereaves, at home there is as death."
  • "Abroad the sword bereaves and slays all that comes in its way, and at home all provisions are cut off by the besiegers, so that there is as death, that is, famine, which is as bad as the pestilence, or worse -- the sword without and terror within, Deut. xxxii."
  • "In the streets the sword bereaves, at home death stalks."
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