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mortician

(mŏr-tĭsh′ăn) [L. mors, death]
Undertaker; person trained to prepare the dead for burial.
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Before she knew it, Justice had fulfilled her internship and was considered a full-fledged mortician.
At this point, too, Miller the mortician, whose dissolute desire for alcohol and anything of value has deprived him of any heroic status, stands up to be counted by acting as a human shield for the convent girls.
Then there is the drunken mortician John Miller (Bale), who strong-arms his way into the church to escape the soldiers as well.
Dedicated to Gillian Wearing's 10-16 (1997), which shows adults lip-synching to the voices of children expressing their hopes and dreams, Looking Pretty For God (through January 3) pairs mortuary practices with commercial photography and filmmaking, where the children mouth the words of the morticians.
Its aim was to keep blood pumping through the veins of democracy when others were ready to call in the mortician.
Before joining the Army Reserve I was an active-duty Navy mortician.
Marlie spends her free time hiding in the library; and after school she goes to the funeral home to talk to Chuck, an easy-going mortician.
Lying in her coffin, she is sexually assaulted by her mortician (Fiori again), a friend of the widower.
Safe in the knowledge that the motionless board member at the end of the table is not merely listless but is actually dead, the other directors can call in a mortician.
How can she choose between her two ardent suitors; Nikolai the mortician and Osip the actor?