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Often FormalPlay
The term 'coffin' is used in formal contexts or discussions about death and funerals. SlideThe family chose a simple pine coffin for the ceremony.
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Cultural SensitivityPlay
Talking about coffins can be sensitive, as it relates to death which is a delicate subject for many. SlideShe didn't mention the coffin out of respect for her grieving friend.
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Visual ImageryPlay
The word 'coffin' often evokes strong visual imagery and can be used metaphorically to represent the end. SlideThe abandoned house looked like a coffin of forgotten memories.