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self-deliverance

[self-di-liv-er-uh ns]
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noun
  1. suicide.

Origin of self-deliverance

First recorded in 1990–95
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Examples from the Web for self-deliverance

Historical Examples

  • He thanked God in his heart for his self-deliverance; though he shuddered at the manner in which it was wrought.

    The Young Adventurer

    Horatio Alger

  • Then a mad hope invaded her; and, slowly, patiently, she began the work of self-deliverance.

  • I was not going to lie there meekly without making at least an effort at self-deliverance.