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Death as a skeleton with a scythe.

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Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, an 1887 painting by Victor Vasnetsov. The Lamb is visible at the top.


  1. The personification of death, often a skeleton with a scythe, and one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.
    Synonyms: the angel of death, Azrael, the Grim Reaper, the reaper, the pale rider, the rider, psychopomp, Santa Muerte, the Shinigami
    Death can be seen on a tarot card.

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