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English noun: eternal rest

1. eternal rest (state) euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)

SamplesShe was laid to rest beside her husband.
They had to put their family pet to sleep.

Synonymseternal sleep, quietus, rest, sleep

Broader (hypernym)death

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