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watery grave

literary
death by drowning (= dying because you cannot breathe underwater): It was off the coast of Italy that Shelley went to his watery grave.
Translations of “watery grave”
in Chinese (Traditional) 溺水而亡…
in Chinese (Simplified) 溺水而亡…
(Definition of watery grave from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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