Synonyms of 'exhume'
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When a dead body is disinterred, it is dug up from out of the ground.
The bones were disinterred and moved to a burial site.
Thesaurus for exhume from the Collins English Thesaurus
If a dead person's body is exhumed , it is taken out of the ground where it is buried, especially so that it can be examined in order to find out how the person died .