Origin of exhume
OTHER WORDS FROM exhumeex·hu·ma·tion [eks-hyoo-mey-shuhn], /ˌɛks hyʊˈmeɪ ʃən/, nounex·hum·er, nounun·ex·humed, adjective
How to use exhume in a sentence
There are plenty more candidates for exhumation, too, if we fancy it.Scientists Exhume the Heart of Richard the Lionheart|Dan Jones|March 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
That left exhumation as the last and only resort to learning more.
The Vatican agreed last month to finally settle the issue by granting the Italian police permission for the exhumation.Italian Police Open a Mobster’s Vatican-Owned Tomb in Search of a Missing Girl|Barbie Latza Nadeau|May 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His remains were buried in a family plot in Bavaria until their exhumation Wednesday.
That was before an exhumation team found his mother's remains and was finally able to identify them just this past summer.
What became of these valuables after their exhumation is not known, and the existence of more has been suspected.Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land, Complete|Charles M. Skinner
She—and I—only heard of the exhumation several days after it had taken place.My Memoirs|Marguerite Steinheil
But the task of later investigators has been largely one of exhumation and translation of records rather than of finding methods.A History of Science, Volume 4(of 5)|Henry Smith Williams
However, there had been comedy and absurdity also, perhaps rather more fit for exhumation now than those deeper moments.Sinister Street, vol. 2|Compton Mackenzie
So his sudden exhumation of the topic as a cause of war now came upon her with the harshest discordance.V. V.'s Eyes|Henry Sydnor Harrison