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synonyms for deathwatch

  • rites
  • vigil
  • watch
  • funeral service
  • last rites
  • obsequies
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How to use deathwatch in a sentence

The deathwatch, like conscience, doth make cowards of us all.
GEORGE CRUIKSHANK'S OMNIBUSGEORGE CRUIKSHANK
Every pulse-beat is in exact time with the cricket's chant and the tickings of the deathwatch in the wall.
EXCURSIONS AND POEMSHENRY DAVID THOREAU
It sounds to me like the echoing tick, tick of some great beetle; like the sort of noise which a deathwatch makes, you know.
THE LOCK AND KEY LIBRARYVARIOUS
A chulad was a small native pet, Korvin knew, something like a greatly magnified deathwatch beetle.
LOST IN TRANSLATIONLARRY M. HARRIS
In the wainscot of the room a deathwatch ticked its doleful omen.
THE GOLDEN DOGWILLIAM KIRBY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEATHWATCH

  • deathwatch
  • funeral service
  • last rites
  • obsequies
  • rites
  • vigil
  • watch
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.