obsequy [ob-si-kwee] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Synonyms:||eulogy, funeral rite, funeral service|
|Category:||1. Vitality; vitality in general|
interment, burial, sepulture; inhumation; obsequies, exequies; funeral, wake, pyre, funeral pile; cremation., funeral, funeral rite, funeral solemnity; kneel, passing bell, tolling; dirge (lamentation); cypress; orbit, dead march, muffled drum; mortuary, undertaker, mute; elegy; funeral, funeral oration, funeral sermon; epitaph., graveclothes, shroud, winding sheet, cerecloth; cerement., coffin, shell, sarcophagus, urn, pall, bier, hearse, catafalque, cinerary urn., grave, pit, sepulcher, tomb, vault, crypt, catacomb, mausoleum, Golgotha, house of death, narrow house; cemetery, necropolis; burial place, burial ground; grave yard, church yard; God's acre; tope, cromlech, barrow, tumulus, cairn; ossuary; bone house, charnel house, dead house; morgue; lich gate; burning ghat; crematorium, crematory; dokhma, mastaba, potter's field, stupa, Tower of Silence., sexton, gravedigger., monument, cenotaph, shrine; grave stone, head stone, tomb stone; memento mori; hatchment, stone., exhumation, disinterment; necropsy, autopsy, post mortem examination; zoothapsis.
inter, bury; lay in the grave, consign to the grave, lay in the tomb, entomb, in tomb; inhume; lay out, perform a funeral, embalm, mumify; toll the knell; put to bed with a shovel; inurn., exhume, disinter, unearth.
burried; burial, funereal, funebrial; mortuary, sepulchral, cinerary; elegiac; necroscopic.
in memoriam; post obit, post mortem; beneath the sod.
hic jacet, ci-git; RIP; requiescat in pace; "the lone couch of his everlasting sleep" [Shelley]; "without a grave-unknell'd, uncoffin'd, and unknown" [Byron]; "in the dark union of insensate dust" [Byron]; "the
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