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    requiem

    requiem - Dictionary definition and meaning for word requiem

    Definition
    (noun) a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
    Synonyms : coronach , dirge , lament , threnody
    Definition
    (noun) a musical setting for a Mass celebrating the dead Definition
    (noun) a Mass celebrated for the dead
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for requiem

requiem = re (recite) + quie (quiet) + m (man); means recite for a quiet/dead man.

Requiem for the queen who died in a car accident

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requiem = require + him... On the mass, they are missing the deceased.

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