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buries

verb
present tense third-person singular of bury

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1 to place (a dead body) in the earth, a tomb, or the sea
  • he died on Tuesday and was buried on Friday

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2 to put into a hiding place
  • buried his face in his hands as his wife recounted the embarrassing incident

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burke

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“Buries.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/buries. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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