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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A solemn mass sung for the repose of the souls of the dead.

Usage examples (35)
  • The silent organ loudest chants The master's requiem.
  • Alan Greenspan, delivered in Congress what some called a requiem for decades 'worth of economic teaching.
  • For thee the requiem is sung with deepest pathos, its plaintive music rolling up from a thousand vocal temples from countless throbbing hearts.
  • And then we sang Tommy's favorite kind of requiem: -- for more
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