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Word: requiem

Definition: mass for the dead; dirge


Sentences Containing 'requiem'

It was Homer's requiem; itself an Iliad and Odyssey in the air, singing its own wrath and wanderings.
If the poor abbe had not been in such a hurry, he might have had his requiem.''
The Romish mass for the dead begins with "Requiem eternam" (eternal rest), whence REQUIEM denominating the mass itself, and any other funeral music.

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