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 (rĕk′wē-ĕs′kăt′, -kät′)
A prayer for the repose of the souls of the dead.

[Latin requiēscat, third person sing. present subjunctive of requiēscere, to rest : re-, re- + quiēscere, to rest; see kweiə- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Ecclesiastical Terms) a prayer for the repose of the souls of the dead
[Latin, from requiescat in pace may he rest in peace]
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(ˌrɛk wiˈɛs kɑt, -kæt)

a wish or prayer for the repose of the dead.
[1815–25; < Latin: short for requiescat in pace]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.requiescat - a prayer for the repose of the soul of a dead person
orison, petition, prayer - reverent petition to a deity
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A careless abbreviation of requiescat in pace , attesting to indolent goodwill to the dead.
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