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gravestone

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of gravestone

  1. a shaped stone laid over or erected near a grave and usually bearing an inscription to identify and preserve the memory of the deceased <we love to tour old cemeteries and read the hauntingly poetic inscriptions on the gravestones> Synonyms tombstone, headstone, monument, stoneRelated Words cross, marker, plaque, table, tablet; monolith, obelisk, pillar; memorial, shrine; burial, sepulchre (or sepulcher), sepulture, tomb




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