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synonyms for graveyard

  • burial ground
  • cemetery
  • necropolis
  • God's acre
  • boneyard
  • charnel house
  • memorial park
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She compared reading through the poems for the audiobook to walking through a graveyard of old feelings, and doing so in front of a crowd is, well, vulnerable — for her and the audience.
TARRIONA ‘TANK’ BALL IS BACK ON TOUR -- AS A POETANNABEL AGUIARJULY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Some towns moved to put their statues in cemeteries, only to learn that their local graveyards are supported by tax dollars, making the new locations nearly as problematic as the old, more prominent ones in front of courthouses or on town squares.
THE CONFEDERACY’S FINAL RESTING PLACEMARC FISHERMAY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Nearly six weeks since the Covid-19 situation in the country became alarming, the number of deaths because of the disease reported from various districts has been inconsistent with data from crematoriums and graveyards.
INDIA HAS ALWAYS UNDERCOUNTED ITS DEADMANAVI KAPURMAY 14, 2021QUARTZ
As if scenes from overcrowded hospitals and SOS cries from people struggling to access oxygen and medicines were not enough, now images from New Delhi’s cremation grounds and graveyards are reflecting how bad things on the ground really are.
THE RECENT SPIKE IN DELHI’S COVID-19 DEATH TOLL IS STILL LIKELY A HUGE UNDERESTIMATIONANANYA BHATTACHARYAAPRIL 23, 2021QUARTZ
Afghanistan has long been a graveyard of empires, with the British, Soviets and now America all suffering military defeats or stalemates that seemed impossible on paper.
BUTTERFLY EFFECT: IS CHINA READY TO STEP UP IN AFGHANISTAN?CHARU KASTURIAPRIL 23, 2021OZY
Because these parasites have been stealing genes for millennia, Cai noted, their genome is like “a huge graveyard of DNA.”
DNA OF GIANT ‘CORPSE FLOWER’ PARASITE SURPRISES BIOLOGISTSCHRISTIE WILCOXAPRIL 21, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
It’s thought they may even exist today in “ancient crystal graveyards” forever beyond our reach.
THE GHOST OF ANCIENT EARTH’S MAGMA OCEANS FOUND IN GREENLAND ROCKSJASON DORRIERMARCH 14, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
Yet, this new tool failed to prevent Southern senators from turning the filibuster into an indispensable tool for obstruction and the Senate into a graveyard for civil rights legislation.
HISTORY REVEALS THAT GETTING RID OF THE FILIBUSTER IS THE ONLY OPTIONNANCY YOUNGMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For questioning the highest authority and breaking the rules, including smoking in the graveyard, Byrne is kicked out of the seminary.
GABRIEL BYRNE’S ‘WALKING WITH GHOSTS’ IS A REVELATION IN UNEXPECTED WAYSKEITH DONOHUEJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Tab, the Coca-Cola company’s original diet soda brand, is headed to the soda graveyard, joining retired brands such as Like, Leed and Limette.
THE RISE AND FALL OF TAB – AFTER SURVIVING THE SWEETENER SCARES, THE ICONIC DIET SODA GETS CANNEDLGBTQ-EDITORNOVEMBER 29, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
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