FUNERAL in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of FUNERAL
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
funeral
 n.  ceremony held in connection with burial; end of existence
Classic Sentence: (125 in 9 pages)
1  His accounts revealed merely what the means had been; and these were such that it was fortunate for his wife and daughter that his books were examined only after his impressive funeral.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In III
2  He liked bright colors and Scarlett's funeral dresses and the crepe veil that hung from her bonnet to her heels both amused him and offended him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
3  But Scarlett, watching the pallbearers' difficulty in getting the coffin through the narrow entrance into the burying ground, had no thought of trouble to come after the funeral.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
4  She had a quick memory of the scene with Ashley after Gerald's funeral and put it from her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
5  Then there had been tiptoeing feet and hushed voices, muffled knocks on the door, neighbors rustling in to whisper sympathy and occasional sobs from Frank's sister who had come up from Jonesboro for the funeral.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
6  Mammy had hunted for it, just before the funeral when the pallbearers wanted a drink, and already the air in the kitchen was electric with suspicion between Mammy, Cookie and Peter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
7  Certainly the people at the funeral had been cold to her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
8  Some neighbor calling to discuss the funeral or to bring a blanc mange.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
9  Now it'll be all over town that I conducted myself most improperly on the day of my husband's funeral, thought Scarlett, as she hurried back to her room and began smoothing her hair.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
10  He was properly apologetic for disturbing Scarlett and regretted that in his rush of closing up business before leaving town he had been unable to be present at the funeral.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
11  All the servants had gone to a funeral and the children were playing in Melanie's back yard.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIII
12  "Go tell Miss Scarlett that Captain Butler is quite willing for the funeral to take place tomorrow morning," she whispered.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIX
13  See the undertaker and arrange the funeral and see that the house is clean and be here to talk to people who'll cry on my neck.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXII
14  Beyond him, in the hallway and the living-room, sitting in a vast prim circle as though they were attending a funeral, she saw the guests.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
15  There were four other stunts: one Jewish, one Irish, one juvenile, and Nat Hicks's parody of Mark Antony's funeral oration.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
Example Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  For most people, attending a funeral is a time to pay respects and lend support.
2  I wished to leave immediately after the funeral, but Georgiana entreated me to stay till she could get off to London, whither she was now at last invited by her uncle, Mr. Gibson.
3  They held a state funeral in honor of the statesman.
4  His voice has a lachrymose quality more appropriate to a funeral than a class reunion.
5  Flags were at half mast everywhere on the day of the president's funeral.
6  They played Mozart's requiem at the funeral.
7  Her conduct during the funeral ceremony was staid and solemn.
8  Well, blamed if the king didn't bill the house and the niggers and all the property for auction straight off -- sale two days after the funeral; but anybody could buy private beforehand if they wanted to.
9  This funeral stopped the further growth of one thing -- the petition to the governor for Injun Joe's pardon.
10  Asks me to invite everybody to come to the funeral -- wants me to make 'em all welcome.
11  That's why they're invited here this evenin'; but tomorrow we want ALL to come -- everybody; for he respected everybody, he liked everybody, and so it's fitten that his funeral orgies sh'd be public.
12  The funeral will be held according to church.
13  A traditional Indian custom used to involve widows burning themselves alive on their husbands' funeral pyres.
14  The funeral will be held at St.
15  The priest wore a purple vestment to conduct the funeral services.