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  • adj.commemorative
  • nounmonument, testimonial in honor, praise

synonyms for memorial

  • remembering
  • celebrative
  • commemoratory
  • consecrating
  • consecrative
  • dedicatory
  • deifying
  • in tribute
  • monumental
  • ceremony
  • tombstone
  • statue
  • remembrance
  • headstone
  • plaque
  • mausoleum
  • obelisk
  • shaft
  • relic
  • tablet
  • inscription
  • column
  • pillar
  • keepsake
  • souvenir
  • record
  • token
  • monolith
  • reminder
  • slab
  • trophy
  • memento
  • stele
  • cairn
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antonyms for memorial

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  • abusive
  • dishonorable
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    Resist the urge to build your personal memorial, and take a selfie instead.
    THE ULTIMATE ACADIA NATIONAL PARK TRAVEL GUIDEVIRGINIA M. WRIGHTFEBRUARY 8, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
    Johns Hopkins, benefactor of namesake hospital and university, was an enslaverThis movement has led many schools to remove Confederate monuments and symbols, rename buildings and establish memorials to those who were enslaved.
    VA. HOUSE VOTES TO FORCE PUBLIC COLLEGES TO RECKON WITH TIES TO SLAVERY, CREATE SCHOLARSHIPS OR OTHER PROGRAMSNICK ANDERSONFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Another demands removal of the “Talbot Boys” memorial from the Talbot County courthouse on the Eastern Shore, thought to be the only Confederate monument on state property in Maryland.
    AT BALTIMORE’S REGINALD F. LEWIS MUSEUM, A SHOW ON RECENT HISTORY THAT’S URGENTLY OF THE MOMENTKELSEY ABLESJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    All that was missing was the Vietnam memorial coming to life and doing the wave.
    WE LIVE IN A GOLDEN AGE OF CRINGESONNY BUNCHJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Legal challenges kept Lee standing throughout the summer, even as Mayor Levar Stoney had nearly a dozen other Confederate memorials taken down from city property.
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    Supporters see it as a treasured memorial and a reflection of the county’s history.
    ACTIVISTS PROMISE TO CONTINUE FIGHT AGAINST ‘TALBOT BOYS’ CONFEDERATE MONUMENTJONATHAN M. PITTSJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Klimas and Costell, who said her family will participate in the memorial celebration, said they will announce the date and location for the event as soon as they determine it can be arranged.
    PROMINENT D.C. REALTOR, AVID TRAVELER KURT RIESCHICK DIES AT 50LOU CHIBBARO JR.JANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
    It was a jarring day for anyone who has spent time at the orderly campus that sits at one end of the National Mall, with views from on high of the jewels of the Smithsonian museum system, monuments to Presidents and memorials for wars.
    THE BREACH OF THE CAPITOL SPOOKED US — AS IT SHOULD HAVEPHILIP ELLIOTTJANUARY 7, 2021TIME
    Such as when, five years later, in 2014, Krans brought a memorial—a model of the A-12, welded to a metal pole—to near Ray’s resting place.
    A CIA SPYPLANE CRASHED OUTSIDE AREA 51 A HALF-CENTURY AGO. THIS EXPLORER FOUND IT.SARAH SCOLESJANUARY 5, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
    By then, Heather said they began to hear of several others who had been at the memorial gatherings who were feeling sick and would later test positive for the virus.
    ‘I SAID GOODBYE TO MY SISTER THROUGH A COMPUTER SCREEN’HOLLY BAILEYJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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    WORDS RELATED TO MEMORIAL

    • account
    • archive
    • chronicle
    • journal
    • memorial
    • record
    • register
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