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    After weeks of looking for the mountaineers

    Would you please correct the mistakes in my sentence? Is it correct to say "frozen" for people who died in cold?

    After weeks of looking for the mountaineers, a search party finally found them frozen, holding hands together, the rictus of death on their young faces.
    Last edited by Bassim; 06-Apr-2017 at 15:50.

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    Re: After weeks of looking for the mountaineers

    Wow, rictus of death! I think that sounds great. Nice imagery. Are you sure their faces still look young, though?

    Yes, it's fine to say frozen.

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    Re: After weeks of looking for the mountaineers

    jutfrank,

    I heard a journalist using the word "rictus" on the radio, and I immediately searched for that word on the Internet and made my own sentence just to see if it functions well. I imagined the mountaineers to be young and inexperienced and paid the ultimate price for it. As they were frozen, they faces still remained young.

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