Synonyms

1. funeral-residence

noun. a mortuary where those who knew the deceased can come to pay their last respects.

Synonyms

  • mortuary
  • funeral home
  • funeral parlor
  • funeral chapel
  • funeral parlour
  • dead room
  • morgue

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Example sentences of the word funeral-pyre


1. Noun Phrase
Hercules knew he was dying and ordered a funeral pyre to be built.

2. funeral

noun. ['ˈfjuːnɝəl'] a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated.

Synonyms

  • ceremonial occasion
  • interment
  • entombment
  • sky burial
  • burial
  • ceremony
  • observance
  • ceremonial
  • inhumation

Antonyms

  • nonconformity
  • noncompliance
  • nonobservance
  • inattention

3. pyre

noun. ['ˈpaɪɝ'] wood heaped for burning a dead body as a funeral rite.

Synonyms

  • funeral pyre
  • cumulation
  • mound
  • agglomerate
  • heap
  • pile

Antonyms

  • distributive
  • euphemism
  • disarrange
  • empty

Etymology

  • pyra (Latin)
  • πυρά (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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