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synonyms for burial

  • funeral
  • interment
  • deposition
  • entombment
  • inhumation
  • sepulture
  • deep six
  • exequies
  • last rites
  • obsequies
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How to use burial in a sentence

The first significant climb on the course is alternatively referred to as Vault or Cemetery Hill—a reminder that before it became a public park, this land served as the private burial grounds for the Van Cortlandt family.
THE ETERNAL MAGIC OF VAN CORTLANDT PARKMARTIN FRITZ HUBERSEPTEMBER 28, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
“Jewish custom insists on prompt burial…a consideration of particular relevance in hot climates,” the authoritative Encyclopaedia Judaica explains.
IN DEATH, AS IN LIFE, RUTH BADER GINSBURG BALANCED BEING AMERICAN AND JEWISHLGBTQ-EDITORSEPTEMBER 25, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Funerals can be delayed when the death falls on the Sabbath – a day of rest in the Jewish faith when no burials are performed – or on a Jewish holiday.
IN DEATH, AS IN LIFE, RUTH BADER GINSBURG BALANCED BEING AMERICAN AND JEWISHLGBTQ-EDITORSEPTEMBER 25, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
She already owned a burial plot that had a tombstone engraved with her name and birth date.
DAWN OF THE HELIOCENE - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENSUMMER PRAETORIUSSEPTEMBER 16, 2020NAUTILUS
Congress enacted it in 1990 to protect and safely relocate native burial sites.
BORDER REPORT: KUMEYAAY BAND SUES TO STOP BORDER WALL CONSTRUCTIONMAYA SRIKRISHNANAUGUST 17, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Before the breath could have been well out of his body, they hoisted him up and carried him away to burial.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
An undertaker waited on a gentleman, with the bill for the burial of his wife, amounting to 67l.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
When all these ceremonies were finished, they carried him for burial to an isolated island, far from the mainland.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
They attend to the burial of the poor, and of the bones of those who are hanged, which duty they see to once each year.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
The burial of 3,000 Turks by armistice at Anzac seems to have been carried out without a hitch.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 31, 2021
Choose the synonym for belief
admonition

WORDS RELATED TO BURIAL

  • burial
  • camouflage
  • closeting
  • complicity
  • concealment
  • conspiracy
  • dissimulation
  • evasion
  • front
  • hush-up
  • masking
  • placing under wraps
  • pretense
  • seal of secrecy
  • smoke-screen
  • veil of secrecy
  • whitewash
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