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demise

A transfer of an interest in real property for a certain number of years,for life,or at will.This is why leases often refer to “the demised premises.”The use of the word demise in an instrument automatically triggers the grantor's liability for the warranty of quiet enjoyment.

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And if I went instead of you and got spotted, which is so likely with this head of hair, and the general belief in my demise, the consequences to you would be too awful to contemplate
He kept on dreaming the same dream: a telegram was handed to him one morning, early, which announced the Vicar's sudden demise, and freedom was in his grasp.
The following morning, while the first worm is busily engaged in testing the construction of our coffin, they are teeing up for the first hole to suffer more acute sorrow over a sliced ball than they did over our, to us, untimely demise.