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Vocabulary

One Word Substitution for “Murder/ Death”

Posted: May 22, 2019 at 10:16 am   /   by   /   comments (0)
PHRASE ONE WORD
A solemn procession, especially for a funeral Cortege
A poem of serious reflection, typically a lament for the dead Elegy
A phrase or form of words written in memory of a person who has died Epitaph
Killing of one’s son or daughter Filicide
Destruction or abortion of a fetus Foeticide
Killing of one’s brother or sister Fratricide
Killing of a large group of people Genocide
Killing of one person by another Homicide
Killing of infants Infanticide
Burial of a corpse in a grave or tomb Interment
Killing of one’s mother Matricide
A room or building in which dead bodies are kept Mortuary
A news article that reports the recent death of a person Obituary
Killing of a parent or other near relative Parricide
Killing of one’s father Patricide
An examination of a dead body to determine the cause of death Postmortem
Action of killing a king Regicide
Killing of one’s sister Sororicide
Act of intentionally causing one’s own death Suicide
Killing of one’s wife Uxoricide
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