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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of entomb.


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  • According to Mecum, ALS completely "entombs" its victims.

    Clerical Whispers

  • What about something like the spider wasp, that paralyzes a spider, lays an egg on the still living spider, and entombs it with the egg.

    The Rights Of Animals

  • Is Christianity, which entombs sexuality in guilt and denial, more destructive to male sexuality than Islam, which revels in hyper-masculinity while striving to obliterate female sexuality, or Atheism, which removes all supernatural guilt-trips?

    The Man Project

  • I've spent a fair share of my writing career trying to duplicate the opening of that novel, the hellish fog that entombs the bridge Hammer is walking across.

    The Goliath Bone

  • The abuse dies in a day, but the denial slays the life of the people, and entombs the hope of the race.

    Charles Bradlaugh (1833-91)

  • Upon the dwelling you occupy, upon the fields you enclose, upon the spot that entombs your ashes, there will be fixed an indescribable gloom and odiousness, to offend the eye and sicken the heart of a virtuous community, till your memory shall perish.

    Select Temperance Tracts

  • It is, then, for the land that you care, the mere face of the country, because it entombs myriad ancestors, because it is familiar in its every aspect, because it overflows with abundant beauty.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 11, No. 67, May, 1863

  • The abuse dies in a day; the denial slays the life of the people and entombs the hope of the race.

    An Autobiography

  • To me the world is a graveyard full of dead, worm-eaten things, and its supposititious Creator, whom you have so be praised in your orisons to-night, is the Sexton who entombs, and the Ghoul who devours his own hapless Creation!


  • The earth entombs emblems of greatness, of riches, and of man's vain-glorious possessions; buildings have been reared by successive generations on mounds which embowelled the ruined mansions of predecessors.

    Observations on the Mussulmauns of India Descriptive of Their Manners, Customs, Habits and Religious Opinions Made During a Twelve Years' Residence in Their Immediate Society


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