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burial

bur·i·al

burial

 
 
pronunciation:
be ri l
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part of speech: noun
definition: the act or process of putting something underground, esp. a dead body.
The priests prepared the body for burial.After the funeral, the family will go to the cemetery for the burial.
 
synonyms:
interment
antonyms:
disinterment, exhumation
similar words:
funeral, last rites, obsequies, sepulture
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