Associations to the word «Corpse»
CORPSE, noun. A dead body.
CORPSE, noun. (archaic) (sometimes derogatory) A human body in general, whether living or dead.
CORPSE, verb. (intransitive) (slang) (of an actor) To lose control during a performance and laugh uncontrollably.
CORPSE CAMP, verb. (online games) To wait by a player's corpse to target them when they respawn, or when, after respawning elsewhere, returns to reclaim their equipment back from their corpse.
CORPSE CAMPED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of corpse camp
CORPSE CAMPING, verb. Present participle of corpse camp
CORPSE CAMPS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of corpse camp
CORPSE CANDLE, noun. A thick candle formerly used at a lich wake, or the customary watching with a corpse on the night before its interment.
CORPSE CANDLE, noun. A luminous appearance, resembling the flame of a candle, sometimes seen in churchyards and other damp places, superstitiously regarded as portending death.
CORPSE PAINT, noun. Alternative form of corpsepaint
CORPSE PLANT, noun. A white myco-heterotrophic herb, Monotropa uniflora, of the family Ericaceae.
CORPSE POWDER, noun. A folkloric powder taken from corpses and used by Navajo witches to curse their victims.
CORPSE, noun. The dead body of a human being; "the cadaver was intended for dissection"; "the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse"; "the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river"; "honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay".
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.