rest in peace

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used to say one hopes a person who has died will have peace in deathMay she rest in peace.

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“Rest in peace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rest%20in%20peace. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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