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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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We got to know each other 25 years ago on the occasion of his first book, Epitaph for a Peach, a memoir about a farm passed down from father to son and the son’s determination not to plow under an old variety of the fruit.
HOW WE DRAINED CALIFORNIA DRYMARK ARAXDECEMBER 16, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The fact that the epitaphs are painted directly onto or close by to the tombs makes them a valuable repository of information about the previous occupants of the tombs.
WHY ARE THERE CHRISTIAN CROSSES IN JEWISH GRAVES FROM ANCIENT ROME?CANDIDA MOSSOCTOBER 24, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Rizzolli’s success in that September auction is just one of many examples that disprove the epitaphs written for the NFT market after it receded from its dizzying peak this spring.
AS THE NFT MARKET EXPLODES AGAIN, ARTISTS FEND OFF OLD ART-WORLD POWER STRUCTURESANDREW R. CHOWOCTOBER 15, 2021TIME
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
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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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