mortician


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Synonyms for mortician

one whose business is the management of funerals

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30am on a wet Monday expecting to be met by some wizened old crone, but here was this stunningly beautiful 28-year-old blonde chief mortician.
Whereupon he dumps the head in a convenient hatbox, commandeers a car and makes his run for freedom leaving the horrified mortician free to call the cops, who 'make the collar'.
The mortician auditioned for the show with Katy Perry's Unconditionally and Emeli Sande's Read All About It.
Shrapnel The bonesaw being dull, the mortician must lean the full weight of his upper body as he cuts into the sternum.
As a mortician at the Air Force Mortuary Affairs Office, Dover Air Force Base, Del.
She meets with Isaiah Owens, a slow talking mortician who eases the tension by noting the exact red of her hair dye, saying he knows she wouldn't be caught dead with the wrong color.
As a mortician at the Air Force Mortuary Affairs Office, Justice has seen many of these transfer cases.
Starting a new high school as the daughter of a mortician may be a nightmare for a normal teenage girl, but Violet is anything but ordinary.
Bale returns to China for the leading role in Chinese director Zhang Yimou's "Flowers of War," this time as an alcoholic American mortician.
Born to a mortician mother and the proprietor of a Tuxedo shop father Tuxedo Bob has been wearing a tuxedo every day since birth.
The film, which also has Patrick Swayze, Forest Whitaker and Lisa Kudrow starring in it, is about a mortician, an ex-con, a suicidal ex-priest and a stripper brought together on Christmas Eve by a mixture of circumstances.
Another mortician admits that only the hands and face need work to provide an acceptable parting glimpse for the bereaved family, while a third mentions his extensive studies in cosmetology--in fact, as we learn, he even flirted with attending art school.
one of the most famous death scenes in American literature is followed by a pivotal encounter with the local mortician, Horse Hines" (88).
M&S ranges for them can only be called coffin wear - shapeless garments with little appeal except to a mortician who's run out of shrouds.