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Synonyms of 'exhume'

(verb) 
Definition
to dig up something buried, esp. a corpse
His remains have been exhumed from their resting place.
Synonyms
dig up
,
unearth
Fossil hunters have unearthed the bones of an elephant.
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disinter
The bones were disinterred and moved to a burial site.
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unbury
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disentomb
Opposites
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inearth
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of disinter
Definition
to dig up
The bones were disinterred and moved to a burial site.
Synonyms
dig up,
disentomb
in the sense of unearth
Definition
to dig up out of the earth
Fossil hunters have unearthed the bones of an elephant.
Synonyms
dig up,
dredge up (informal),

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