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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of exhume.


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  • The baby and juvenile specimens were exhumed from the museum's collection, where they had languished -- unrecognized and misnamed -- since the 1960s.

    Tracking T. Rex's Growth

  • The argument of Consumed is a barrage of small facts tenuously connected by undermotivated pet theories exhumed from the graveyard of 20th century social theory — Freud, Marcuse, Adorno,

    In Search of Higher Pleasures

  • He will buried in the tomb left vacant after the remains of Pope John XXIII were exhumed from the cramped grotto under St. Peter's Basilica in 2001 and moved to the main floor following his beatification. - Bells, white smoke to announce new pope

  • They know that an almost complete set of remains was exhumed from the Yreaka grave and that those remains did not belong to Mark Judge,

    Plumadore, Kenneth L.

  • Beddoes as a writer of brief lyric poems, songs exhumed from the bodies of his dramas, and for the bizarre, sprawling Death's Jest Book.


  • No — I don’t demand any blood in exhumed specimens.

    In the footsteps of Mythos… (updated) « Skulls in the Stars

  • Champion Bobby Fischer were "exhumed" on Monday in the early hours of the morning.

    ChessBase News

  • Pastor in Iceland: Fischer not 'exhumed' broke the news: tissue samples had been taken from chess champion Bobby Fischer's grave, on the order of the Icelandic Supreme Court to settle a paternity dispute.

    ChessBase News

  • Most news sources reported that the body had been "exhumed", and our version - a hole dug in the ground next to the grave - was disputed.

    ChessBase News

  • These casings were found on sites in the Srebrenica area, sites that had been exhumed, meaning that sometimes the markings on them were not visible, "he said.

    Institute for War & Peace Reporting


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