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Word: dirge

Definition: funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)


Sentences Containing 'dirge'

A dirge is a somber song or lament expressing mourning or grief, such as would be appropriate for performance at a funeral. The English word "dirge" is derived from the Latin "Dirige, Domine, Deus meus, in conspectu tuo viam meam" ("Direct my way in your sight, O Lord my God"), the first words of the first antiphon in the Matins of the Office for the Dead, created on basis of Ps.
Barrett appears in the "Compilation of Final Fantasy VII" titles "Before Crisis", "On the Way to a Smile", "Advent Children" and "Dirge of Cerberus", as well as in "Dissidia Final Fantasy" and "Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy".
But Julia keeps no diary in these days; never sings Affection's Dirge; eternally quarrels with the old Scotch Croesus, who is a sort of yellow bear with a tanned hide.
Children's anger, mere babels; wretched souls bearing up dead bodies, that they may not have their fall so soon: even as it is in that common dirge song.
E-Type's album "Last Man Standing" commemorates Dag with a dirge, the final track "PoP Preludium".
Each of the singers in this song, which "marries soft rock to the function of a dirge", connects musically to earlier songs while foreshadowing Buffy's next number and the final chorus, providing an ominous anxiety.
Genesis is voiced by in Japanese by Gackt, and in English by Robin Atkin Downes in "Dirge of Cerberus", and Oliver Quinn in "Crisis Core".
He also appears briefly in "Advent Children" and "Dirge of Cerberus"; in the former, he aids in the fight against Bahamut SIN and in the latter he is briefly glimpsed resting with Shelke.
He also appears in "Advent Children" and throughout "Dirge of Cerberus", when he is a member of the World Regenesis Organization (WRO) and is playable for a single mission.
He plays a significant role in "Dirge of Cerberus", where he has established the World Regenesis Organization, which is dedicated to restoring Gaia.
Her version of the traditional hymn "Lyke Wake Dirge" predates the version by Pentangle by over two years and the album's title is taken from one of the lines in that song's chorus.
In "Dirge of Cerberus", he aids the World Regenesis Organization in launching an attack on Deepground headquarters, and later in fighting Omega WEAPON.
In 2008 Dirge Rep (Gehenna, ex-Gorgoroth, ex-Enslaved) joined the band on session basis to work on the drums for the coming album which is due for release August 2011.
Miss Mills was conversational for a few minutes, and then, laying down her pen upon 'Affection's Dirge', got up, and left the room.
Miss Mills was copying music (I recollect, it was a new song, called 'Affection's Dirge'), and Dora was painting flowers.
Rufus is glimpsed briefly on a stretcher as Midgar is being evacuated in "Dirge of Cerberus", and Reeve also hints that he is supplying funding to the WRO.
Shalua is later encountered in "Dirge of Cerberus", working as a scientist for the WRO, who she joined in her efforts to find Shelke, who, is now a member of Deepground's Tsviets.
She also appears in flashbacks throughout "Dirge of Cerberus", where it is revealed she had visions of what Sephiroth would go on to become.
She reappears in "Dirge of Cerberus" to help Vincent and aid the World Regenisi Organization in their fight against Deepground, and she appears briefly in "Crisis Core"; after Zack encounters her, she enlists his help to find treasures in several side missions.
That night, a dirge was sung in Saint Paul's Cathedral and every parish church in London.
The bands played the "Dead March" (a dirge) from the oratorio "Saul", and a 40-person choir from St.
The original meaning of "dirge" in English referred to this office.
This would be the last album Enslaved recorded with Dirge Rep on drums (he also co-wrote two songs); Cato Bekkevold would join in time for the recording of "Isa".
Tifa appears in the "Compilation of Final Fantasy VII" titles "Before Crisis", "Last Order", "On the Way to a Smile", "Advent Children", "Dirge of Cerberus", "Crisis Core" and "Final Fantasy VII Lateral Biography Turks -The Kids Are Alright-", as well as in "Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy", "Kingdom Hearts II", "Itadaki Street Special", "Itadaki Street Portable", "Ehrgeiz" and "LittleBigPlanet 2".
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