- Used other than as an idiom: see sudden, death.
- (countable) (Should we delete(+) this sense?) Instantaneous, unexpected death not caused by violence.
- (sports) The climax of a game, in which the next team to score instantly wins; often in an extra period of time following a tie at the end of the regular period of play.
climax of a game
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