As if, after all the above, one would want anything that reeked of lifeless imitation.
Villagers remember also the image of a mother and daughter, who died holding onto one another in a “lifeless embrace.”
"If [viewers] just saw what I said I did, it would be lifeless," he says.
When her family was finally allowed to visit her 48 hours later, they were asked to remove her lifeless body.
“What you're shooting is lifeless, then you put [the camera] in the right place and it comes together,” Frears said.
The whole region had been swept by fire: thousands of giant trunks stood blackened and lifeless, the picture of desolation.
"Yes," he has explained it to me, he said in a lifeless voice.
As I gazed at the Dryad's hair my voice unconsciously dropped to a lifeless monotone.
On entering the basilica Pierre had fancied that it was quite empty and lifeless.
In a moment, however, he was calm, dispassionate and lifeless as I had always found him since the estrangement began.