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obsequies

/ (ˈɒbsɪkwɪz) /
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pl n singular -quy

funeral rites

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Derived forms of obsequies

obsequial (ɒbˈsiːkwɪəl), adjective

Word Origin for obsequies

C14: via Anglo-Norman from Medieval Latin obsequiae (influenced by Latin exsequiae), from obsequium compliance
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