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ne·crol·o·gy

 (nə-krŏl′ə-jē, nĕ-)
n. pl. ne·crol·o·gies
1. A list of people who have died, especially in the recent past or during a specific period.
2. An obituary.

nec′ro·log′ic (nĕk′rə-lŏj′ĭk), nec′ro·log′i·cal adj.
ne·crol′o·gist n.
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..is given by those necrologists, who, immediately after one's death, carefully balance the good and bad as perceived and applauded by the majority.