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Entomb   /ɛntˈum/   Listen

(past & past part. entombed; pres. part. entombing)
Place in a grave or tomb.  Synonyms: bury, inhume, inter, lay to rest.  "The pharaohs were entombed in the pyramids" , "My grandfather was laid to rest last Sunday"

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"Entomb" Quotes from Famous Books

... splendor—a city not of wood, to be the prey of conflagrations like Moscow; but of stone, the first Russia had yet possessed. The great Nevski was already there lying in a cathedral bearing his name, and the Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul was ready to entomb the future Tsars. And Peter held his court, a poor imitation of Versailles, and gave great entertainments at which the shy and embarrassed ladies in their new costumes kept apart by themselves, and the attempt to introduce the European dances was a very ...
— A Short History of Russia • Mary Platt Parmele

... papa's memory. I think it probable that I shall lecture in English: there is no direction whatever in the Statute as to the language in which the lectures shall be: and the Latin has so died out, even among scholars, that it seems idle to entomb a lecture which, in English, might be ...
— A Writer's Recollections (In Two Volumes), Volume I • Mrs. Humphry Ward

Words linked to "Entomb" :   repose, put down, inter, lay

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