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General Crossword Questions for “pyre”

  • Funeral fire
  • Funereal fire
  • Combustible heap
  • Wood pile for burning body


  • The funeral pyre of Chan Kusalo (the Buddhist high monk of Northern Thailand) at Wat Traditionally, pyres are used for the cremation of the deceased in. — “Pyre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • Eternal Pyre is an EP by the thrash metal band Slayer. Released June 6, 2006 (06/06/06) Eternal Pyre debuted at number forty-eight on the Swedish charts,[11] and number two on. — “Eternal Pyre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • The Funeral Pyre is an American blackened death metal band from La Habra, California, United States. Formed under the name Envilent in 2001,[1][2] The Funeral Pyre was formed in La Habra, California and entered the underground extreme music scenes in both LA and Orange counties. — “The Funeral Pyre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,


  • (From the suttee pyre the flame of gum camphire ascends. The pall of incense smoke screens and disperses. Out of her oakframe a nymph with hair unbound, lightly clad in teabrown artcolours, descends from her grotto and passing under interlacing yews stands over Bloom.)... — “Ulysses” by James Joyce
  • "What would I have done if Charley had been drowned while we were engaged?" she exclaimed, mentally, with horror. Her heart turned to ice, while her cheeks flamed up as if scorched by the blaze of a funeral pyre consuming all her earthly affections. The tears burst out of her eyes. — “Nostromo” by Joseph Conrad
  • And at the last he took conclusion, That there as first Arcite and Palamon Hadde for love the battle them between, That in that selve* grove, sweet and green, *self-same There as he had his amorous desires, His complaint, and for love his hote fires, He woulde make a fire*, in which th' office *funeral pyre Of funeral he might all accomplice; And *let anon command* to hack and hew *immediately gave orders* The oakes old, and lay them *on a rew* *in a row* In culpons*, well arrayed for to brenne**. *logs **burn His officers with swifte feet they renne* *run And ride anon at his commandement. — “Canterbury Tales” by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • "Well," said I, "that will do to-morrow. I've been thinking we might make the brushwood into a pyre and burn his body‚Äďand those other things. Then what will happen with the Beast Folk?" — “The Island of Dr Moreau” by HG Wells
  • ELEC. Alas me! for I bewail thee, my brother, seeing thee before the tomb, and before the pyre of thy departed shade: alas me! again and again, how am I bereft of my senses, seeing with my eyes the very last sight of thee. — “Medea” by Euripides
  • And at last, a maddening pyre of rays flames up before my eyes; a heaven and earth in conflagration men and beasts of fire, mountains of fire, devils of fire, an abyss, a wilderness, a hurricane, a universe in brazen ignition, a smoking, smouldering day of doom! — “Hunger” by Knut Hamsun


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