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synonyms for inhumation

  • burying
  • deposition
  • entombment
  • funeral
  • interment
  • sepulture
  • deep six
  • exequies
  • last rites
  • obsequies
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How to use inhumation in a sentence

The cause of the marked change from Mycenaean inhumation to Homeric cremation is matter of conjecture.
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
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
In funeral rites both inhumation and cremation were practised.
THE HEROIC AGEH. MUNRO CHADWICK
The loosened dirt then fell in at the sides, completing the inhumation.
THE FORGOTTEN PLANETMURRAY LEINSTER
He identified the change from 57cremation to inhumation with that from heathenism to Christianity.
ANGLO-SAXON LITERATUREJOHN EARLE
A grave would in many cases be dug sufficiently long to contain the body if buried by inhumation in a crouching position.
STONEHENGEFRANK STEVENS
As has been seen, there were two methods of disposing of the dead—by inhumation and by cremation.
ANTIQUITIES OF THE MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK: CLIFF PALACEJESSE WALTER FEWKES
The casting a handful of soil on the coffin is emblematic of the complete inhumation.
NOTES AND QUERIES, VOL. III, NUMBER 86, JUNE 21, 1851VARIOUS
The remains found in the tombs of Hallstadt are almost equally divided between these two modes of inhumation.
PRIMITIVE MANLOUIS FIGUIER
At supper, after the inhumation, a mutual esteem had sprung up that rapidly ripened into love.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 158, JANUARY 21ST, 1920VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO INHUMATION

  • burying
  • deep six
  • deposition
  • entombment
  • exequies
  • funeral
  • inhumation
  • interment
  • last rites
  • obsequies
  • sepulture
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.