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Word Groups - Death/Mourning
Terms in this set (13)
transitive v. To leave desolate or alone, especially by death: "Cry aloud for the man who is dead, for the woman and children bereaved" ( Alan Paton).
transitive v. To make destitute; to deprive; to strip; -- with of before the person or thing taken away.
transitive v. To take away from.
transitive v. To take away
n. A dead body, especially one intended for dissection
adj. Having ceased to exist or live: a defunct political organization.
n. The end of existence or activity; termination: the demise of the streetcar
adj. Marked by or exhibiting sorrow, grief, or pain.
n. A mournful or plaintive poem; a funereal song; a poem of lamentation.
n. The stroke of a bell tolled at a funeral or at the death of a person; a death signal; a passing bell
intransitive v. To sound as a knell; especially, to toll at a death or funeral; hence, to sound as a warning or evil omen.
transitive v. To express grief for or about; mourn: lament a death.
transitive v. To regret deeply; deplore: He lamented his thoughtless acts.
intransitive v. To grieve audibly; wail.
intransitive v. To express sorrow or regret. See Synonyms at grieve.
n. A feeling or an expression of grief; a lamentation.
n. A song or poem expressing deep grief or mourning.
adj. Suggesting the horror of death and decay; gruesome: macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle Ages. See Synonyms at ghastly.
adj. Constituting or including a representation of death.
adj. Approaching death; about to die; dying; expiring.
adj. Almost obsolete, nearing an end.
n. A person who is near to dying
n. Funeral rites.
n. A funeral rite or ceremony. Often used in the plural
adj. Of or relating to a burial vault or a receptacle for sacred relics.
adj. Suggestive of the grave; funereal
n. An apparition of a living person that appears as a portent just before that person's death.
n. The ghost of a dead person.
n. Something shadowy and insubstantial.
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