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Meaning of INTERMENT

Pronunciation:  in'turmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
 

INTERMENT is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: burial, entombment, inhumation, sepulture
 
 See Also: funeral

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*ter"ment\, n. [OE. enterment, F. enterrement. See
{Inter}, v. t.]
The act or ceremony of depositing a dead body in the earth;
burial; sepulture; inhumation. --T. Warton.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: burial, burying, clouding, concealedness, concealment, covering, covering up, covertness, darkening, deception, entombment, hiddenness, hiding, inhumation, invisibility, masking, mystification, obscuration, obscurement, occultation, putting away, screening, secrecy, secretion, sepulture, subterfuge, uncommunicativeness
 

 

 

 

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