Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 363 (Interment)

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#363. Interment. -- N. interment, burial, sepulture[obs]; inhumation|; obsequies, exequies[obs]; funeral, wake, pyre, funeral pile; cremation.

funeral, funeral rite, funeral solemnity; kneel, passing bell, tolling; dirge &c. (lamentation) 839; cypress; orbit, dead march, muffled drum; mortuary, undertaker, mute; elegy; funeral, funeral oration, funeral sermon; epitaph.

graveclothes[obs], shroud, winding sheet, cerecloth; cerement.

coffin, shell, sarcophagus, urn, pall, bier, hearse, catafalque, cinerary urn[obs].

grave, pit, sepulcher, tomb, vault, crypt, catacomb, mausoleum, Golgotha, house of death, narrow house; cemetery, necropolis; burial place, burial ground; grave yard, church yard; God's acre; tope, cromlech, barrow, tumulus, cairn; ossuary; bone house, charnel house, dead house; morgue; lich gate[obs]; burning ghat[obs]; crematorium, crematory; dokhma[obs], mastaba[obs], potter's field, stupa[obs], Tower of Silence.

sexton, gravedigger.

monument, cenotaph, shrine; grave stone, head stone, tomb stone; memento mori[Lat]; hatchment[obs], stone; obelisk, pyramid.

exhumation, disinterment; necropsy, autopsy, post mortem examination[Lat]; zoothapsis[obs].

V. inter, bury; lay in the grave, consign to the grave, lay in the tomb, entomb, in tomb; inhume; lay out, perform a funeral, embalm, mummify; toll the knell; put to bed with a shovel; inurn[obs].

exhume, disinter, unearth.

Adj. burried &c. v.; burial, funereal, funebrial[obs]; mortuary, sepulchral, cinerary[obs]; elegiac; necroscopic[obs].

Adv. in memoriam; post obit, post mortem[Lat]; beneath the sod.

Phr. hic jacet[Lat][obs], ci-git[Fr]; RIP; requiescat in pace[Lat]; "the lone couch of his everlasting sleep" [Shelley]; "without a grave- unknell'd, uncoffin'd, and unknown" [Byron]; "in the dark union of insensate dust" [Byron]; "the deep cold shadow of the tomb" [Moore].