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People: Weddings and funerals


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anniversary
the date on which sth happened the pervious year or in the past
best man
a male friend or relative chosen by a bridegroom to assist him at his wedding
bride
a woman who is about to get ​married or has just got ​married
bridesmaid
a ​girl or woman who during the ​marriage ​ceremony ​helps the woman who is getting ​married
burial
ceremony of putting a dead body in the ground
celebrate sth
have a special meal, party, etc. to show you are happy about sth
cemetery
a place where dead people are buried
ceremony
a formal public event
choice
an option you have chosen to
choose sth
decide which thing you want
civil ceremony
a non-religious ceremony
coffin
a ​long ​box in which the ​body of a ​dead ​person is ​buried or ​burned
couple
two people who are married or in a romantic relationship
cremate sb
burn the body of a dead person as part of a funeral
die
stop living
drink a toast to sb
raise a glass of wine, etc. to whish sb success or happiness
funeral
a ceremody after sb dies
grave
a ​place in the ​ground where a ​dead ​person is ​buried
gravestone
a stone that shows where a dead person is buried, usually with the name and the years of living
groom
a man who is about to get ​married or has just got ​married
guest
​person you have ​invited to a ​social ​occasion, such as a ​party or a ​meal
honeymoon
a holiday for a couple who have just got married
husband
the man that you are ​married to
inherit
receive money or things from sb when they die
inheritance
money or ​objects that someone gives you when they ​die
make a speech
give a formal talk to a lot of people at a special event
marriage
a ​legally ​accepted ​relationship between two ​people in which they ​live together, or the ​official ​ceremony that ​results in this
mourners
people who sad because of sb's death
mourning
great ​sadness ​felt because someone has ​died
reception
a ​formal ​party at which ​important ​people are ​welcomed
religious
related to religion
religious ceremony
ceremony in church
speech
a forgmal talk given usually to a large amount of people on a special occasion
toast
an expression of good wishes or respect
traditional
sth that people have done for a long time
wedding reception
a meal and/or party after a wedding
widow
a woman whose husband has died
widower
a man whose wife has died
wife
the woman that you are ​married to
will
a document that says who will have your money or things when you die
wish sb sth
say that you hope good things will happen to sb
bury
put a dead body in the ground
cremation
the process of burning of a dead person's body