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synonyms for interment

  • burying
  • entombment
  • funeral
  • inhumation
  • sepulture
  • inurning
  • obsequy
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Radiocarbon-dated samples from the earthen floor near the woman’s remains date her interment to around 19,200 years ago.
A BODY BURNED INSIDE A HUT 20,000 YEARS AGO SIGNALED SHIFTING VIEWS OF DEATHBRUCE BOWERFEBRUARY 16, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
They will remain at half-staff until sunset on the day of his interment.
VIRGINIA STATE SENATOR DIES OF COVID-19LAURA VOZZELLAJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The first interment in the cemetery of Pere la Chaise; it was laid out and prepared by order of Bonaparte.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The date was fixed for the interment with military pomp, and immense crowds came out to witness the imposing procession.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
As I was wondering at this marvellous spectacle Urania told me this was their usual mode of interment and resurrection.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
Certainely!And from this prison twas the sonnes requestThat his deare father might interment haue.
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER
He remained until the interment was completed, when he returned home with those who attended the funeral.
STORIES ABOUT ANIMALS: WITH PICTURES TO MATCHFRANCIS C. WOODWORTH
So now we, the living, took up our places almost upon the bodies of the dead, after giving these the best interment possible.
THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
Four years more, and then another interment in the Chiswick sepulchre.
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
Yet nobody dreams of saying that the poets describe a purely fanciful form of interment.
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
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WORDS RELATED TO INTERMENT

  • 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.