According to Shakil, the number of deceased will likely increase from the current toll of 92.
If you could bring back to life one deceased person, who would it be and why?
By 1915, mourning attire had begun to draw more attention to the mourner than to the deceased, drawing critics to the practice.
He later married the widow of his deceased business partner, and became stepfather to her three children.
CTE “has been identified in the brains of deceased college players and even one high schooler.”
A man in shirt sleeves walked in front, carrying a tray with the funeral food of the deceased.
He lived in chambers which had once belonged to his deceased partner.
The prisoner was aware that the deceased had gone to the mill, which is situated a mile and a half from the town.
If a slave killed a man, he was to be given up to the relatives of the deceased.
Mr. Melton was next examined, to prove the identity of the deceased.
late 15c., past participle adjective from decease (v.). As a verbal noun meaning "dead person, those who are dead," from early 17c.
"death," early 14c., from Old French deces (12c., Modern French décès) "decease, death," from Latin decessus "death" (euphemism for mors), also "a retirement, a departure," from decess-, past participle stem of decedere "die, depart, withdraw," literally "to go down," from de- "away" (see de-) + cedere "go" (see cede). Still used with a tinge of euphemism.
"to die," early 15c., from decease (n.). Related: Deceased; deceasing