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synonyms for tombstone

  • gravestone
  • marker
  • memorial
  • monument
  • cenotaph
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Not only are tombstones barred, but so is anything that might obstruct the open vistas.
THE LEADER OF NEW YORK’S “CITY OF THE DEAD” CASHES IN. AGAIN.BY CARSON KESSLERJULY 25, 2022PROPUBLICA
It will leave behind a sort of celestial tombstone called a planetary nebula, even though planets aren’t involved—unless the dark, dead husks of what were once Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune manage to stop themselves from being blown away.
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE SUN BURNS OUT?RAHUL RAOOCTOBER 7, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Arnuby carries a picture of his brother’s tombstone and his death certificate, which lists strangulation as the cause.
BORDER POLICY IS GETTING MORE AND MORE CONVOLUTED. THAT’S CREATING FALSE HOPE FOR MIGRANTS.BY LOMI KRIELMAY 13, 2021PROPUBLICA
“Sacks are a QB stat” could be on my tombstone, and yet I don’t listen to myself.
THE SAINTS AND STEELERS HIT A RUT AT THE WORST TIMESARA ZIEGLER (SARA.ZIEGLER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)DECEMBER 14, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
“A lot of the tombstones were toppled and broken,” said Grace, describing the former state of the cemetery.
IN GLOVER PARK, AN OLD CATHOLIC CEMETERY GETS NEW LIFEJOHN KELLYDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
For hours the gray man would sit on a tombstone, while Black Sheep read epitaphs, and then with a sigh would stump home again.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
Inscription copied, Nov. 21, 1833, from a tombstone to a fisherman in Bathford churchyard.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 177, MARCH 19, 1853VARIOUS
Only he had carved on the Girl's tombstone the last verse of the Song of the Girl, which stands at the head of this story.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
His tombstone in the churchyard consists of an anvil and hammer, wrought in stone.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
He supported her and himself against the tombstone, till her faint breathings informed him she revived.
THE ADOPTED DAUGHTERELIZABETH SANDHAM
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WORDS RELATED TO TOMBSTONE

  • keystone
  • marker
  • monument
  • tombstone
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