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Synonyms for entombment

an act of placing a body in a grave or tomb

Synonyms for entombment

the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave

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In fact, there are more choices for cremation memorialization than for ground burial and mausoleum entombment combined.
The first and longest part of the book consists in a prolonged analysis of Michelangelo's unfinished Entombment in London as the only such instance of reform.
The New York Post said: 'This is a tedious bore that deserves early entombment.
The set is spectacular and resourceful, though one regrets the cop-out at the end, an entombment which never happens.
So maybe his voluntary entombment is a good opportunity for the Cork public to get the measure of the candidate.
His examples include boat arsons, homicides, suicides, drownings, vehicle entombment, vessel and air crashes, abandoned contraband, weapons and vehicles, recovery and reconstruction of vessels and cargo, and recovery of artifacts from sunken cities.
In a statement, Universal Studios claims that the proposed cleanup, which will involve "removal and engineered entombment of both contaminated and even semi-contaminated soil" is "unprecedented for Japan.
However, the climax of the exhibit is Caravaggio's masterpiece The Entombment of Christ, from the Vatican Art Gallery, a magnificent and mammoth painting, three hundred centimetres high.
Although cremation is allowed by the church, the bishops stressed that burial or entombment of the body is still preferred.
If these compounds survived 65 million years of entombment against all odds, they might answer major questions about the evolution of these ruling reptiles.
The company's material is designed as an effective alternative to conventional radiation blockers such as concrete/steel, lead entombment and glassification technologies, which are used in the storage of ever-increasing amounts of spent nuclear fuel and other radioactive wastes.
Entombment will follow in Notre Dame Mausoleum, 162 Webster Street.
The Entombment of Christ from Senigallia is one of these, completed in 1582 (Fig.
Entombment will be at Rest Haven Memorial Mausoleum.
To honor the legacy of Rosa Parks, Woodlawn Cemetery and its parent company Mikocem, LLC, dedicated a mausoleum and donated crypts and entombment services for Mrs.