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entomb

[ en-toom ]SEE DEFINITION OF entomb

Synonyms for entomb

  • embalm
  • enshrine
  • inhume
  • inter
  • ensepulcher
  • hold last rites for
  • hold services for
  • inurn
  • lay to rest
  • put six feet under
  • sepulcher
  • sepulture
  • tomb
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENTOMB

Entomb him in silence and he'll be a body of death and corruption in two weeks.

Bury may be used of any object, entomb and inter only of a dead body.

To collect them was the first duty of his descendants and followers, and then to entomb them.

Seemingly Wanderslore was fated to entomb one by one all my discarded possessions.

See the black Prison Ship's expanding womb Impested thousands, quick and dead, entomb.

Thee the dogs shall rend Dishonorably, and the fowls of air, But all Achaia's host shall him entomb.

It knows how to do it as well as bees know how to ventilate the hive, or how to seal up or entomb the grub of an invading moth.

I thought of the graves more hopeless fur than them that entomb the dead,—the graves where lay the livin' dead.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, from Old French entomber "place in a tomb," from en- "in" (see en- (1)) + tombe "tomb" (see tomb). Related: Entombed; entombing.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ENTOMB

bury

verblay to rest after death

inter

verbbury
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