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See definition of burying on Dictionary.com
  • as inburial
  • as ininhumation
  • as ininterment

synonyms for burying

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

Then, burying his face in the same shawl and shutting his eyes, he descended steadily but swiftly.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
He hoped to find a temporary refuge by burying himself among the lonely passes of the Alps.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The advancing sand gradually crept into the hamlet, and in the course of a decade dispossessed the people by burying their houses.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
A terrible earthquake happened at Pekin, in China, throwing down houses and burying more than 1,000 inhabitants in the ruins.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Let us join together silently in guarding Maude's good name, and in burying the past.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Julie tried to say something, but ended by burying her face in his coat sleeve and sobbing quietly.
THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
The Venta del Potrero was blown into the air, burying beneath its ruins the Apaches who had invaded it.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
A flight of steps led up to the burying-ground, several feet above the level of the walk.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
This morning at daybreak our men are reported to have shot two men of a burying party, so there must have been casualties.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
It was very little I was able to do for her husband beyond burying him, but it was a kind thought of hers.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BURYING

  • burying
  • deep six
  • deposition
  • entombment
  • exequies
  • funeral
  • inhumation
  • interment
  • last rites
  • obsequies
  • sepulture
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.