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on/under pain of death

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishon/under pain of deathon/under pain of deathKILLat the risk of being killed as punishment, if you do not obey Communist activity was prohibited on pain of death. pain
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on/under pain of deathIn effect, each is swearing to keep it on pain of death.
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