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Daemon
Posted: Saturday, February 10, 2018 12:00:00 AM
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lose (one's) spirit

To lose one's vigor, energy, hope, or resolve; to become resigned or complacent. More...

KSPavan
Posted: Saturday, February 10, 2018 4:58:37 AM

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lose (one's) spirit — To lose one's vigor, energy, hope, or resolve; to become resigned or complacent.
Emel Rapchan
Posted: Saturday, February 10, 2018 10:30:17 AM

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lose (one's) spirit
- This has been a very tough year for anyone since this crisis took place and drawn everyone inside it making people lose their spirts.
- After mounds of sexual harassment accusations, the former Principal was arrested and drawn to the court where he finally lost his spirit.
- We lost our spirit after learned that more than one thousand of Syrians have been dying during the last bombardment wave.

monamagda
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"It is better to lose one's life than one's spirit"

In context from: BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON

Place of the Gods

But, even as I thought so, I knew I could not. If I went to the Place of the Gods, I would surely die, but, if I did not go, I could never be at peace with my spirit again. It is better to lose one's life than one's spirit, if one is a priest and the son of a priest. Despite being terrified and feeling that he is going to his own death, John builds ...

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