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burying

noun

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the act or ceremony of putting a dead body in its final resting place
  • all the grandchildren attended the burying of their grandfather in his homeland

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burying

verb
present participle of bury

Synonyms & Antonyms of burying (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Burying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/burying. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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