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Synonyms for dirge



Synonyms for dirge

a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person

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It's a dangerous path and a process that terrifies Alex - one mistake and it could mean the end for her ghostly love and his fellow Dirges.
The dirge of human mutability, limits, and loss turns hymnal in the last stories, with their celebratory gestures of homecoming and homemaking.
The South Korean animated film "Sky Blue," described as "part 'Blade Runner'-esque post-apocalyptic dirge, part love story and part Greenpeace eco-rant' - comes to town this weekend as the LateNite at the Bijou feature.
But a dirge is solemn a dirge is sung a dirge is hummed a dirge is
In this parody of a dirge, Isaiah 14 uses the mythology and ideology of the royal dirge to mock the King of Babylon.
For many Westerners, Islamic music is just a background dirge in their favourite Turkish restaurant.
The sailors consented, and the poet, standing on the deck of the ship, sang a dirge accompanied by his lyre.
Polls showing a majority of Americans well aware of the need for increased taxes and cuts in spending made no dent in the "tough sell" dirge.
This book opens with a gloomy dirge for "a society teetering on the brink of spiritual bankruptcy," unable to "long endure in our present course," and about to lose its chance to live in "cultural harmony with nature.
His best - known poems, many of which were published in Odes on Several Descriptive and Allegorical Subjects (1746), are " Ode to Evening " (1746); " How Sleep the Brave " (1746); " Dirge in Cymbeline " (1744); and " Ode Occasioned by the Death of Mr.
I love Sinatra's songs but may I say, not in a shy way, that this is a self-adoring dirge for no-marks who believe they're Tony Soprano.
Cross-fertilisation of flops as the old girls on ITV's dying daytime dirge welcomed ITV2's disastrous Mark Wright as their "star" guest.
Certainly he is remembered for as a regular habitue of the annual Keith Folk Festival and is said to be a fine performer of Drumdelgie an interminable dirge about hard times down on the farm.
Taxidermied: The Art of Roman Dirge offers a lavish hardcover survey of Roman Dirge's fine macabre works, and pairs over a hundred illustrations of his creations with comments from Dirge.