eternal rest

eternal rest
noun
euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)
-

she was laid to rest beside her husband

-

they had to put their family pet to sleep

Syn: ↑rest, ↑sleep, ↑eternal sleep, ↑quietus
Hypernyms: ↑death

Useful english dictionary. 2012.


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