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zombie

noun [C]     /ˈzɒm.bi/ US  /ˈzɑːm-/
informal disapproving a person who has no energy, seems to act without thinking and does not notice what is happening around them: He just sat in front of the TV all day like a zombie.Stupid and silly people a dead person who is believed, in some Caribbean religions, to have been brought back to life by magicSouls, spirits and ghosts
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