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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class III. Words Relating to Matter
Section III. Organic Matter
1. Vitality
1. Vitality in general
 
363. Interment.
 
  
NOUN:INTERMENT, burial, sepulture, entombment or intombment, inhumation, humation [obs.]; obsequies, exequies; funeral, wake.
  CREMATION, burning; pyre, funeral pile.
  FUNERAL RITE, funeral solemnity; knell, passing bell, death bell, funeral ring, tolling; dirge (lamentation) [See Lamentation]; cypress; obit, dead march, muffled drum; elegy; funeral -oration, - sermon.
  UNDERTAKER, mortician [cant, U. S.], funeral director.
  MOURNER, mute, keener [Ireland], lamenter; pallbearer, bearer.
  GRAVECLOTHES, shroud, winding sheet, cerecloth; cerements.
  COFFIN, casket, shell, sarcophagus.
  urn, cinerary urn; pall, bier, litter, hearse, catafalque.
  BURIAL PLACE, grave, pit, sepulcher or sepulchre, tomb, vault, crypt, catacomb, mausoleum, cenotaph, golgotha, house of death, narrow house, low green tent, low house, long home, last home; cemetery, necropolis; burial ground; graveyard, churchyard; God’s acre; potter’s field; cromlech, barrow, tumulus, cairn; ossuary; bonehouse, charnel-house, deadhouse; morgue, mortuary; lich gate; burning ghât or ghaut [India]; crematorium, crematory; mastaba or mastabah [Egypt], tope or stupa [Buddhist]; dokhma, Tower of Silence [Parsee].
  GRAVEDIGGER, sexton, fossoyeur [F.].
  MONUMENT, cenotaph, shrine; gravestone, headstone, tombstone; memento mori [L.]; hatchment, stone, marker, cross; epitaph, inscription.
  NECROPSY, necroscopy, autopsy, post mortem examination or post mortem [L.].
  EXHUMATION, disinterment.
  
VERB:INTER, bury; lay in -, consign to- the -grave, - tomb; entomb or intomb; inhume; hold -, conduct- a funeral; put to bed with a shovel [colloq.]; inurn; cremate.
  lay out; embalm, mummify; toll the knell.
  EXHUME, disinter, unearth.
  
ADJECTIVE:FUNEREAL, funebrial [now rare], funeral, funerary, mortuary, sepulchral, cinerary; buried &c. v.; burial; elegiac; necroscopic or necroscopical.
  
ADVERB:hic jacet [L.] ci-gît [F.], R. I. P.; in memoriam [L.]; post obit [L.], post mortem [L.]; beneath the sod, under the sod, underground; at rest.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Requiescat in pace.
  2. Resurgam.
  3. The lone couch of his everlasting sleep.—Shelley
  4. Without a grave—unknell’d, uncoffin’d, and unknown.—Byron
  5. In the dark union of insensate dust.—Byron
  6. The deep cold shadow of the tomb.—Moore
  7. Like one that wraps the drapery of his couch about him, and lies down to pleasant dreams.—Bryant

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