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synonyms for entombed

  • 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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How to use entombed in a sentence

The great men were entombed after death, and were commonly buried with the chief things which they required on earth.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
It is here that the remains of Tregeagle lie entombed; his spirit, if we may credit tradition, is otherwise engaged.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
But there was a terribly damp and earthy exhalation about it, which suggested an unpleasant sensation of being entombed alive.
THE LUCK OF GERARD RIDGELEYBERTRAM MITFORD
Kidneys entombed in an omelette, hot roast chicken in watery gravy, a glazed but pallid pie.
THE LONGEST JOURNEYE. M. FORSTER
Ages ago, the lowest of these entombed forests grew on the mountain plateau in the sunlight.
YOUR NATIONAL PARKSENOS A. MILLS
It may be that the topmost of these petrified forests was overwhelmed by the Ice King, but a volcano entombed the others.
YOUR NATIONAL PARKSENOS A. MILLS
The Spaniards were said to have entombed three hundred thousand dollars in gold near Natchez.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF OUR OWN LAND, COMPLETECHARLES M. SKINNER
The sacred author makes but a slight addition to the bulk, but the works of St Chrysostom are entombed in eleven folios.
THE BOOK-HUNTERJOHN HILL BURTON
She rolled her eyes on the Vizier darkly, exclaiming, 'Even where the felons lie entombed, he lieth!'
THE SHAVING OF SHAGPAT, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
But we have deferred to this place any special account of the organic remains which are entombed in rocks.
GEOLOGYJAMES GEIKIE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ENTOMBED

  • covered
  • entombed
  • hidden
  • interred
  • obscured
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