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synonyms for casket

  • bin
  • carton
  • case
  • chest
  • coffer
  • crate
  • pinto
  • sarcophagus
  • funerary box
  • pine box
  • wood overcoat
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The dead body in the casket didn’t really look like Grandma.
HOW TO BE BETTER AT DEATH (EP. 450)MARIA KONNIKOVAFEBRUARY 4, 2021FREAKONOMICS
Being able to view an open casket and being present at the burial site with loved ones helped with closure, strengthening her appreciation of the comfort we may derive from mourning rituals.
IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM, RITUALS THAT CONNECT, RENEW AND HEALBARBARA KINGJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Hundreds of mourners filed by the shiny casket, and when Young’s mother approached for a last look, she collapsed in tears on her son’s chest.
A TEMP WORKER DIED ON THE JOB AFTER FEDEX DIDN’T FIX A KNOWN HAZARD. THE FINE: $7,000.BY WENDI C. THOMAS, MLK50: JUSTICE THROUGH JOURNALISMDECEMBER 23, 2020PROPUBLICA
The contents are known to include a host of Confederate-related memorabilia — and, just possibly, a rare image of President Abraham Lincoln in his casket — but Northam’s office plans to remove it early next year.
NORTHAM PROPOSES MAJOR EFFORT TO REIMAGINE PUBLIC SPACE AROUND ROBERT E. LEE STATUE IN RICHMONDGREGORY S. SCHNEIDERDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
When he died in 1862, he became the only president in history to be buried in a casket covered by the flag of another country — the Confederate States of America.
THE 10TH PRESIDENT’S LAST SURVIVING GRANDSON: A BRIDGE TO THE NATION’S COMPLICATED PASTGILLIAN BROCKELLNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Drew said that he wished to “stay alive as long as possible,” but he would like to be buried in a “gold casket” when he does die.
HE HAS A DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY AND NEEDS A CARETAKER. THE STATE SUGGESTED DIAPERS INSTEAD.BY AMY SILVERMAN FOR ARIZONA DAILY STARNOVEMBER 6, 2020PROPUBLICA
Instead, after her casket lies in state, it will be transported to Arlington National Cemetery for a private burial service.
IN DEATH, AS IN LIFE, RUTH BADER GINSBURG BALANCED BEING AMERICAN AND JEWISHLGBTQ-EDITORSEPTEMBER 25, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
I even sent Air Force One to bring his body, in casket, from Arizona to Washington.
DID TRUMP CALL US WAR DEAD “LOSERS” AND “SUCKERS”? THE CONTROVERSY, EXPLAINED.ALEX WARDSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
Next from the large casket Mrs. Sin took another smaller casket and a very long, tapering silver bodkin.
DOPESAX ROHMER
When Big Sid looked at you that way, a guy felt he was being measured for a casket.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO CASKET

  • bin
  • carton
  • case
  • casket
  • chest
  • coffer
  • crate
  • pack
  • package
  • portmanteau
  • receptacle
  • trunk
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