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synonyms for incineration

  • pyre
  • cineration
  • incremation
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How to use incineration in a sentence

The custom of incineration gains ground in Europe until in the Bronze Age it is the rule and inhumation the exception.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
They burned their dead, and Meyer thinks that incineration spread northward and westward from this centre.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
They seem to have come from the Rhine valley, and may well have introduced incineration into Brittany, where it appears early.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
But their custom of incineration is certainly suggestive, and it is not at all impossible that they spoke a Celtic dialect.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
Once more Aaron explained the details of the prescription book's incineration, and again Miss Meyerson winked.
THE COMPETITIVE NEPHEWMONTAGUE GLASS
Incineration is not uncommon in Alaska, and in such cases the ashes are distributed among the winds and waves.
OVER THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS TO ALASKACHARLES WARREN STODDARD
Some of the camps burn their garbage in home-made incineration plants.
OUR SCHOOLS IN WAR TIME—AND AFTERARTHUR DAVIS DEAN
And Nina had taken her chances that the picture of Alixe was already too unimportant for the ceremony of incineration.
THE YOUNGER SETROBERT W. CHAMBERS
The work of incineration was continued and clouds of smoke marked the passage of the federal army.
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF A CAVALRYMANJ. H. (JAMES HARVEY) KIDD
The liquor from the recovered soda should be bright and clear, indicating complete incineration of the ash.
THE MANUFACTURE OF PAPERROBERT WALTER SINDALL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INCINERATION

  • cineration
  • incineration
  • incremation
  • pyre
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.