verb (used with object), cre·mat·ed, cre·mat·ing.
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Origin of cremate
OTHER WORDS FROM crematecre·ma·tion [kri-mey-shuhn], /krɪˈmeɪ ʃən/, nounun·cre·mat·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for cremate
It was a cold winter night in 1957, and they had just cremated his grandfather.Anthony Hopkins is welcoming old age by embracing his inner child|Tim Greiving|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
So just the moment of pulling a cremated body out of the machine and the skull is still partially intact and it crumbles in my hands because the inorganic bone fragments are so brittle.
However, in many cases the deceased were cremated, or preservation conditions in the soil are unfavorable to the survival of bone in any state.What Stereotypes About Viking Masculinity Get Wrong|Neil Price|August 25, 2020|Time
It began in 1973 for 8-year-old Huang, when his grandmother made her family promise to not cremate her.
If you cremate a human body and study the ashes chemically, you find a score or more of mineral salts.
Now, if you want to know all about this "statue" which proposes to cremate itself, I'm your man.The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4|Lucian of Samosata
They were going to cremate the body on the outskirts of the town, on the beach that faced the East.Luna Benamor|Vicente Blasco Ibez
But later "waves" of the fighting charioteers did not cremate their dead.Ancient Man in Britain|Donald A. (Donald Alexander) Mackenzie
They had to cremate the bull for fear the disease would spread.Thy Rocks and Rills|Robert Ernest Gilbert