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    quietus - Dictionary definition and meaning for word quietus

    Definition
    (noun) euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)
    Example Sentence
    • she was laid to rest beside her husband
    • they had to put their family pet to sleep
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quietus

Quiet + Us . When some dear one, or one among us dies everyone is quiet.

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