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noun as in ceremony for the dead

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López told the Blade her mother and Huerta’s brothers were able to attend the funeral.

Horrifically, her brother died while she was at the funeral service for her father.

From Ozy

From Monday, all social gatherings of more than six people will become illegal across England, not including gatherings at workplaces, schools, weddings, funerals, and organized team sports.

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The Dodgers, who had broken the league’s color barrier by signing Jackie Robinson in 1947, were the last holdouts, and the team’s front office figured King’s funeral would be over by the time its game began.

Neither she nor her parents could attend the small funeral for fear of the virus.

Yet even after the funeral protest, de Blasio was booed and heckled while addressing a new class of recruits as well.

Those who are not working on Sunday will almost certainly attend the funeral for Liu.

The truest words at the funeral were those of young Jaden, as quoted by the governor.

Castro actually flew up to Montreal to be a pallbearer at the 2000 funeral of a beloved Canadian Prime Minister, Pierre Trudeau.

As far as he is concerned, they're preparing his obituary and he doesn't care to attend the funeral.

He had his beautiful robe under him (for it was summer), and was preparing for his funeral oration.

When the funeral was over, and they returned to their desolate home, at the sight of the empty cradle Ramona broke down.

When the last scarlo is burned out a funeral march is played and all disperse to their homes.

His funeral, I need not say, was attended by railway men from all parts of the kingdom.

But, Mandy Ann held her back and whispered, "Can't you done 'have yerself at yer mammy's funeral an' we the only mourners?"


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to funeral, such as: burial, cremation, entombment, inhumation, interment, and obit.

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