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sepulture

noun

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  1. 1 a final resting place for a dead person opened the sepulture and examined the mummy Synonyms burial, sepulchre (or sepulcher), grave, tombRelated Words catacomb, charnel (also charnel house), columbarium, crypt, mausoleum, vault; cemetery, churchyard, graveyard, potter's field; barrow, mound, tumulus

  2. 2 the act or ceremony of putting a dead body in its final resting place the final sepulture of the body had to wait until the ground thawed Synonyms burying, entombing, entombment, inhumation, interment, interring, obsequy (usually obsequies), burialRelated Words embalmment, funeral; immurement, inurnment; reburial, reintermentNear Antonyms cremationAntonyms disinterment, exhumation, unearthing


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