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mortuary
place where dead bodies are prepared or kep prior to burial or cremation
megaton
unit of explosive force equal to one million tons of TNT
immortal
not subject to death; having eternal fame; imperishable
pyre
combustable heap, especially for burning a corpse
pyrotechnics
the art of making and using fireworks
megalopolis
region made up of several large cities and their surrounding areas
onym
name
morgue
place in which the bodies of persons a found dead are temporarily kept
mortify
to shame, humiliate, to discipline one's body
antonym
word having a meaning opposite of that of another
pseudonym
false name, pen name, especially of an author
megaphone
coneshaped or horn shaped device used to project the voice
mort
death
pyromania
uncontrollabe impluse to start fires
megalomania
psychopathological condition marked by fantasies of self-grandeur and omnipotence
pyro
fire
synonym
word having a meaning similar to that of another
mortgage
"dead pledge" the pledging of property to a creditor as security for the payment of debt
mortal
subject to death; person- a human being; causing death
homonym
one of two or more words that have the same sound same sound and often same spelling but differ in meaning
mega
great
pyrophobia
fear of fire
acronym
name formed from the initial letters of a name or by comding initial letters of a series of words
pseudo
false
pyrex
brand of ovenproof glassware