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synonyms for entombment

  • funeral
  • interment
  • sepulture
  • inurnment
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How to use entombment in a sentence

Few people realize that entombed rivers still flow invisibly below cities such as New York, London, and Paris.
HUMANS HAVE RIGHTS AND SO SHOULD NATURE - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGGRANT WILSONJANUARY 6, 2021NAUTILUS
Such ancient microbes exist entombed in salt crystals and at the bottom of the ocean, in oxygen-deficient, hydrogen sulphide-rich environments.
PRESERVING A SENSE OF WONDER IN DNA - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSVIRAT MARKANDEYAOCTOBER 28, 2020NAUTILUS
Many burrow-dwelling creatures are “entombed” by fast-rising crude from underground, making it impossible to ever document their loss, she said.
OIL COMPANIES ARE PROFITING FROM ILLEGAL SPILLS. AND CALIFORNIA LETS THEM.BY JANET WILSON, THE DESERT SUN, AND LYLLA YOUNES, PROPUBLICASEPTEMBER 18, 2020PROPUBLICA
Beauty does not matter, for on Good Friday the entombment 279 holds thousands silent before it.
A WANDERER IN PARISE. V. LUCAS
The Entombment followed, the Madonna in black lamenting and weeping.
CASTELLINARIAHENRY FESTING JONES
The chief treasure left—the Entombment, by Titian—is perhaps a superior duplicate of the one in the Louvre.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. II (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
Evidence of the comparatively-recent entombment of these remains exists, however, of another character.
THE ROMANCE OF NATURAL HISTORY, SECOND SERIESPHILIP HENRY GOSSE
In the version given by Mr. Whitley Stokes there is no mention of Odran's grave having been uncovered after his entombment.
THE DIVINE ADVENTURE ETC. (WORKS VOL. 4)FIONA MACLEOD
The twenty-third and twenty-fifth, including the twenty-fourth, would comprise a period of three days, the time of the entombment.
THE WORLD'S SIXTEEN CRUCIFIED SAVIORSKERSEY GRAVES
Nor would they have prepared spices for his final entombment had they had any reasonable hope of his resurrection.
TRAINING THE TEACHERA. F. SCHAUFFLER
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WORDS RELATED TO ENTOMBMENT

  • deep six
  • deposition
  • entombment
  • exequies
  • funeral
  • inhumation
  • interment
  • last rites
  • obsequies
  • sepulture
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