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synonyms for coffin

  • crate
  • sarcophagus
  • casket
  • catafalque
  • pall
  • funerary box
  • pine box
  • pine drape
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What you worry about are the combination of stressors, where, because of pollution, something like a big storm might come back and be the final nail in the coffin.
WHAT UNDERWATER SOUNDS CAN TELL US ABOUT THE STATE OF CORAL REEFSELLIE SHECHETFEBRUARY 26, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Low-income earners have resorted to so-called coffin homes that are essentially just a bed space.
‘NANO’ APARTMENT SALES SOAR IN WORLD’S MOST EXPENSIVE HOUSING MARKETCLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERJANUARY 4, 2021FORTUNE
“Actions such as the closure of so many businesses could prove to be the final nail in the coffin for our struggling restaurants and their workers,” she said.
MARYLAND JUDGE TEMPORARILY BLOCKS COUNTY’S BAN ON INDOOR DININGMICHAEL BRICE-SADDLER, OVETTA WIGGINS, GREGORY S. SCHNEIDERDECEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
She punished herself daily by scrolling to a photo she’d taken of JaMarcus in his coffin.
FOR YEARS, JAMARCUS CREWS TRIED TO GET A NEW KIDNEY, BUT CORPORATE HEALTHCARE STOOD IN THE WAYBY LIZZIE PRESSERDECEMBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
Erin Palmer, an Advisory Neighborhood Commission representative in Northwest Washington, is famous for throwing an annual Halloween bash with trick coffins, life-size skeletons and an outdoor fire pit billowing fake green smoke.
PARENTS ARE GOING THE EXTRA MILE TO SAVE HALLOWEEN FOR THEIR KIDSEMILY DAVIESOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Demand for coffins ran at four to five times figures for the previous year.
A CITY IN BRAZIL WHERE COVID-19 RAN AMOK MAY BE A ‘SENTINEL’ FOR THE REST OF THE WORLDAMY NORDRUMSEPTEMBER 22, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Cleopatra's coffin, head of the Theban ram, and other Egyptian curiosities, arrived in England.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
She groaned aloud, and her tears flowed faster: Alessandro was making the baby's coffin.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
By this time the bent figure sitting in the rocking-chair, near the coffin began to show signs of life and whimper a little.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
The corpse was lying in a narrow coffin, upon a low bier, both of which were covered with a white pall.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
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WORDS RELATED TO COFFIN

  • catafalque
  • coffin
  • grave
  • hearse
  • pyre
  • support
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.