[ UK /ɹɪkwɪˈɛsæt/ ]
  1. a prayer for the repose of the soul of a dead person
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How To Use requiescat In A Sentence

  • A bogoak frame over his bald head: Wilde's _Requiescat_. Ulysses
  • Hugh Reilly writes a piece entitled ‘May the Latin language requiescat in pace’.
  • He then relates how even fifty years passes, and still no one discovers this murder, triumphantly declaring of Fortunato ‘In pace requiescat,’ ‘May he rest in peace.’
  • On the other hand, in _Requiescat_ there is not a false note, unless it be the dubious word "vasty" in the last line; and even that may shelter itself under the royal mantle of Shakespeare. Matthew Arnold
  • When I go to work each day in the Hugo Black courthouse and see the bust of that judge in the rotunda, I cannot help but say the prayer for Father Coyle that he used as the title of a poem: requiescat in pace.
  • In case I forget to say it later, requiescat in pace.
  • A bogoak frame over his bald head: Wilde’s REQUIESCAT. Ulysses
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