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synonyms for disinter

  • expose
  • unearth
  • dig up
  • disentomb
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How to use disinter in a sentence

In 2015, the Pentagon overruled the service and instructed the caskets to be disinterred and identified using the latest DNA technology.
INSIDE THE 80-YEAR QUEST TO NAME PEARL HARBOR'S UNKNOWN VICTIMSW.J. HENNIGANNOVEMBER 23, 2021TIME
Turner was disinterred on March 17, 1921, after his family asked that he be sent home.
AFTER WORLD WAR I, U.S. FAMILIES WERE ASKED IF THEY WANTED THEIR DEAD BROUGHT HOME. FORTY THOUSAND SAID YES.MICHAEL RUANEMAY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He was buried quite properly; and his friends came at the right time to disinter him.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
Great was his anxiety when, the national danger over, he came down to disinter his hoard.
THE GREAT NORTH ROAD: LONDON TO YORKCHARLES G. HARPER
Poking about he contrived to disinter from various tins and ice-boxes some cold chicken and biscuits and a bottle of claret.
THE DARK STARROBERT W. CHAMBERS
If we disinter thy body, and cease praying to God for thee, wilt thou be the less damned?
THE BIBLE: WHAT IT ISCHARLES BRADLAUGH
There was nothing for it but to wait till she could somehow or other disinter a fly and a horse, and, worst of all a driver.
UNCANNY TALESMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
But why do we disinter such texts as this out of such an author as Samuel Rutherford?
SAMUEL RUTHERFORDALEXANDER WHYTE
The four Chouans looked at each other as if thinking which of their number they could trust sufficiently to disinter the money.
THE CHOUANSHONORE DE BALZAC
The Pipman stared at him uncomprehending, his drowsy features working in the effort to disinter some memory or other.
PELLE THE CONQUEROR, COMPLETEMARTIN ANDERSON NEXO
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WORDS RELATED TO DISINTER

  • disclose
  • disembalm
  • disentomb
  • disinhume
  • disinter
  • resurrect
  • reveal
  • unbury
  • uncharnel
  • unearth
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.