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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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What with both fans booing each other, the home fans booing Graham and the away supporters booing Chris Armstrong, it should be a thoroughly dirgeful day.
The evening's reverent, dirgeful tone was set early on by the haunting, guttural sounds of the Drepung Loseling Monks who lined up onstage for some Tibetan mountain-throat singing.
No dirgeful Euro 2008 single, Rio Ferdinand telling his mates "you've been merked" on ITV or excruciating adverts for soft drinks and soap powder, where players look as comfortable as armed robbers caught on CCTV.