The loser died from losing a game of BOWLing with the Devil . . .and was buried with his beret on.
|( が ) な*くなる
a polite way of saying die, like the English phrase "pass on."
the downfall of a civilization or the dying-out of a certain ethnic group. But it doesn't have 'downfall's moral judgement.
widow.I'm not including this because it's useful, but because it's one of the most spectacularly non-PC words: the literal translation is：'not yet dead person'!
没落 滅亡 崩壊 破壊 絶滅