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exhuming

verb
present participle of exhume

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to remove from place of burial
  • the remains of John Paul Jones were exhumed in Paris and transported with great ceremony to the U.S. Naval Academy

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“Exhuming.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/exhuming. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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