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RIP

An initialism of "rest in peace," a standard phrase used to communicate sympathy and respect for one who has died. The term derives from the Latin phrase "requiescat in pace." I don't mind what you write on my tombstone, though I'd prefer not to have RIP emblazoned across it. "RIP, my sweet friend," said the note that she tucked into the casket.

rip

1. n. a drinking bout. (see also tear.) Fred had another rip last night. He’s rotten now.
2. n. the loot from a rip-off. Give him some of the rip and tell him to beat it.
3. n. a theft; a rip-off. The crooks pulled a rip on Fourth Street last night.
4. n. a tear in the flesh of the hand, as in an athletic event where the flesh comes in contact with solid material, such as in gymnastics and weightlifting. I keep getting rips from the bar.
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Bradbury from me and every other reader who can still see his section of the local library in their mind's eye; RIP I Retweeted by @ MargaretAtwood
A good man, RIP - colinbillo Desperately, desperately sad.
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IT would be wrong to condone Hollywood actor Rip Torn's behaviour in breaking into his local bank with a gun in the frankly bizarre belief that he thought he was at home (although, to be fair, both Rip and the gun were loaded).
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