requiem

Part of speech: noun

A hymn, dirge, or mass for the dead.

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Usage examples "requiem":

  1. The great day of the requiem came at last. - "Two Penniless Princesses", Charlotte M. Yonge.
  2. He was deeply moved by the occasion; his address was a requiem. - "Abraham Lincoln and the Union A Chronicle of the Embattled North, Volume 29 In The Chronicles Of America Series", Nathaniel W. Stephenson.
  3. Another bella divozione for the same end is to go up the steps of Ara Coeli on your knees reciting a requiem aeternum or a de profundis on each step. - "Rome", Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker Hope Malleson.