verb (used with object), dis·in·terred, dis·in·ter·ring.
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OTHER WORDS FROM disinterdis·in·ter·ment, noun
Example sentences from the Web for disinter
Reputations are constantly being disinterred, re-examined, re-purposed for use in the troublesome present.
Once disinterred from the parking lot, they became the subject of rival claims.Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab|Clive Irving|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Their bodies were buried for a couple of weeks, and then disinterred and thrown on a road.
There have been things this evening that have made me feel as if I had been disinterred—literally dug up from a long sleep.The Awkward Age|Henry James
Wild beasts had disinterred many of the bodies, and human bones were bleaching in the rains of summer.The Deerslayer|James Fenimore Cooper
He disinterred the treasure, and with impetuous liberality made us sharers in his fortune.Picture and Text|Henry James
They restored it, and disinterred the writings left (by the pious obedience of Xisuthros) in Shurippak, the city of the Sun.Mythical Monsters|Charles Gould
Vandyke is said to have disinterred Dobson from a garret, and recommended him to the king.Haunted London|Walter Thornbury