Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of cremate.

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Examples

  • We are continually told -- by government, by commentators, by radical activists – that everything we do, from wearing disposable nappies to using deodorant to allowing ourselves to be cremated, is harmful to our surroundings.

    The Intolerance of Environmentalism

  • Just becuase a family does not have the capability to pay for a funeral they should not be forced to have there loved one cremated, that is just morally not right.

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  • The Travoltas left the Bahamas Monday night after Jett Travolta was cremated, which is common in Scientology.

    New York News, Weather, Sports & Traffic - WCBSTV.com

  • Plus to make it even worse, CNN is reporting that Saddam’s body might be cremated, which is against Islamic religion so that could cause Sunni Iraqis to riot in the streets.

    Think Progress » Gerald Ford dead at 93.

  • When his body was taken down a few days later, she allegedly cremated it over the remains of her husband and later erected a tomb for Pausanias next to that of Philip.

    Alexander the Great

  • Apparently, after she died and was cremated, instead of her ashes being placed on the front table at the service, the family set out a carved glass statue of an eagle.

    The Sacred Promise

  • SC: Geokster, re Christian conquest and conversion: In 780 Charlemagne decreed the death penalty for all Saxons who failed to be baptised, who failed to keep Christian festivals, or who cremated theirdead.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Genetic Evidence Shows Common Origins of Jews

  • Herodotus also claimed that some Indians ate the bodies of their dead fathers as a sign of respect and were disgusted when they heard that Greeks cremated their dead.

    Alexander the Great

  • An atheist may be buried or a religious person cremated.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Cross Memorials on Government Land

  • I want to be cremated and my ashes spread somewhere else.

    Miracles, Inc.

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