Mnemonic - Obese quiet guy attends a funeral ceremony
Word - Obsequy
Note - used mostly in its plural form obsequies
a) funeral ceremony
b) remove from existence
Part of Speech - noun
Synonyms - funeral service, burial rites, entombment, burying
Antonyms - unearthing, disinterment
1 The obsequy of the kind gentleman was attended by over a thousand people.
2 The obsequy of Sonny Corleone is highlighted in the novel Godfather.
3 The general felt that even an enemy soldier killed by his troops should have the right to a decent obsequy.
1 The Egyptians embalmed the bodies of the dead before the performed the obsequies.
2 In the past few years George had attended the obsequies of his several siblings and cousins. He felt lonely now and hoped he would join them soon in another world.