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synonyms for epitaph

  • elegy
  • eulogy
  • commemoration
  • epigraph
  • legend
  • memorial
  • monument
  • remembrance
  • sentiment
  • hic jacet
  • requiescat in pace
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How to use epitaph in a sentence

The future of movies is unwritten—but let’s get through this harvest, a rich one, before we chisel the epitaph.
HOW THIS FALL COULD SHAPE THE FUTURE OF MOVIEGOINGSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKSEPTEMBER 14, 2021TIME
Still, infiltration of militants from Pakistan has not stopped completely, and experts point out it’s too early to write the epitaph of Kashmir’s militancy — at least 26 armed fighters have entered Kashmir this year.
IS KASHMIR’S MILITANCY DEAD?CHARU KASTURIAUGUST 6, 2020OZY
A stone mason was employed to engrave the following epitaph on a tradesman's wife: "A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband."
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Here—stop and look—is the epitaph of one, a considerable fellow in his day, a barrister of the Middle Temple.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
He was sumptuously buried in Kensal Green, where a marble pedestal carries his portrait and his epitaph.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 109, JULY 27, 1895VARIOUS
The following epitaph given by Maitland commemorates a martyrdom of this reign.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
While digging here in 1856, De Rossi found the important epitaph of Eusebius before given.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
The wicked man's epitaph, as a rule, may be generally appropriately written in the pithy words "He was, and is not."
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
This is very like an epitaph, bar the handwriting, which is anything but monumental, and I dare say I had better stop.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
There is also here William Mason's fine epitaph to his wife (d. 1767), beginning "Take, holy earth, all that my soul holds dear."
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EPITAPH

  • autograph
  • caption
  • dedication
  • engraving
  • epitaph
  • heading
  • imprint
  • label
  • legend
  • lettering
  • saying
  • signature
  • wording
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