Definition of 'rigor mortis'
Example sentences containing 'rigor mortis'
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My whole body tensed: I felt as if I was going into rigor mortis. NIGHT SISTERS (2002)I pushed his hands in his trousers so that if the rigor mortis came out early his arms wouldn't float up. INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)The maid cleans up and goes off to read her Bible and I start to get Gildas ready before the rigor mortis sets in. INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
She had passed out of rigor mortis and was again limp, disgustingly so. THE THORN BIRDS (2002)
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