interment

[ in-tur-muh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF interment

Synonyms for interment

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Next followed the corpse, after which came those who were to die at the interment.

He was devoured by the birds of prey ere he could be removed for interment.

Hour after hour the scene of the interment remained without an eye to witness it.

He remained in the city for four days:—until the interment was over.

When they had done with him, came the question of his interment.

The permission was granted, but the interment did not take place.

I cannot forget that this is the anniversary of the interment of my dear father.

To reconcile the mother to interment in the deep, a coffin was ordered.

But how could they, you ask, be alive after an interment of days or weeks?

The body was taken into an adjoining apartment, and prepared for interment.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., from Old French enterrement, from enterrer (see inter).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INTERMENT

burial

nounlaying in of dead body
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