from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The act of burning up; burning or cremation, as of dead bodies.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete The act of burning different things together.
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- noun obsolete The act of
burningdifferent things together.
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As has been seen above, the laws of all the states of Europe prescribed concremation as the appropriate penalty for heresy, and even the free commonwealths of Italy recognized the Inquisition as the judge whose sentences were to be blindly executed. "[