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overlook verb [T]
UK /ˌəʊ.vəˈlʊk/ US /ˌoʊ.vɚˈlʊk/
overlook verb [T] (NOT NOTICE) C2 to fail to notice or consider something or someone:
I think there is one key fact that you have overlooked.
No one will be overlooked when we select players for the team.
overlook verb [T] (VIEW)
B2 to provide a view of, especially from above:
Our hotel room overlooked the harbour.
The house is surrounded by trees, so it's not overlooked at all (= it cannot be seen from any other buildings).
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mourn verb [I or T] UK /mɔːn/ US /mɔːrn/
to feel or express great sadness, especially because of someone's death:
Queen Victoria mourned Prince Albert/Prince Albert's death for 40 years.
She was still mourning for her brother.
They mourned the passing of an older, simpler way of life (= felt sad because it had stopped existing).
outpouring noun [C]
UK /ˈaʊtˌpɔː.rɪŋ/ US /ˈaʊtˌpɔːr.ɪŋ/
something that flows out in large amounts or with strong force, esp. emotion:
an outpouring of love/sympathy
grief noun [C or U] UK /ɡriːf/ US /ɡriːf/
B2 very great sadness, especially at the death of someone:
Her grief at her son's death was terrible.
Newspapers should not intrude on people's private grief.
newspaper pictures of grief-stricken relatives
bury verb [T] UK /ˈber.i/ US /ˈber.i/
bury verb [T] (COVER WITH EARTH, ETC.)
B1 to put a dead body into the ground:
His father is buried in the cemetery on the hill.
interment noun [C or U] formal
UK /ɪnˈtɜː.mənt/ US /ɪnˈtɝː.mənt/
the act of burying a dead body
(from Cambridge Dictionary)
lie in state
if an important person who has died lies in state, their body is put in a public place so that people can go and look at the body in order to show their respect for that person
coffin noun [C] UK /ˈkɒf.ɪn/ US /ˈkɑː.fɪn/
(US also casket)
a long box in which the body of a dead person is buried or burned
drape verb UK /dreɪp/ US /dreɪp/
be draped in/with sth
to be loosely covered with a cloth:
The coffins were all draped with the national flag.
emblazon verb [T usually passive]
UK /ɪmˈbleɪ.zən/ US /ɪmˈbleɪ.zən/
to print or decorate something in a very noticeable way:
Her name was emblazoned across the front of the theatre.
cars emblazoned with the company logo
queue noun [C] UK UK /kjuː/ US /kjuː/
B1 a line of people, usually standing or in cars, waiting for something:
Are you in the queue for tickets?
There was a long queue of traffic stretching down the road.
If you want tickets you'll have to join the queue.
(from Cambridge Dictionary)
file past (someone or something)
[for a line or procession] to move past someone or something.
The people filed past the coffin, looking sadly at the still figure inside.
**As they filed past, some wept openly.
(from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs)
drum up sth — phrasal verb
to try to increase business activity or get support for something:
drum up business/demand/sales
Retailers are trying to drum up sales with price cuts.
drum up enthusiasm/interest/support