If you could bring back to life one deceased person, who would it be and why?
He later married the widow of his deceased business partner, and became stepfather to her three children.
By 1915, mourning attire had begun to draw more attention to the mourner than to the deceased, drawing critics to the practice.
Late Monday night the FBI released the identities of seven of the deceased whose next of kin had been notified.
There is at least one nurse under quarantine in Germany who treated the deceased doctor there.
A man in shirt sleeves walked in front, carrying a tray with the funeral food of the deceased.
Arthur, not being in the mood to extol the memory of the deceased, was silent.
The prisoner was aware that the deceased had gone to the mill, which is situated a mile and a half from the town.
Possibly they were intended to mark the graves of deceased chieftains.
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