Origin of exhume
OTHER WORDS FROM exhumeex·hu·ma·tion [eks-hyoo-mey-shuhn], /ˌɛks hyʊˈmeɪ ʃən/, nounex·hum·er, nounun·ex·humed, adjective
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How to use exhume in a sentence
Experts from the Harvard laboratory of geneticist David Reich extracted DNA from the bones of 29 people exhumed from the cemetery more than 40 years ago for a road project and identified five, maybe six, family groups.Faces of the dead emerge from lost African American graveyard|Michael Ruane|July 9, 2021|Washington Post
Denmark is now in the process of exhuming and burning those carcasses.
Once a committee gets legal authorization to exhume the remains, they’ll be DNA-tested.Why it took 100 years for America to learn about the Tulsa massacre|Fabiola Cineas|May 30, 2021|Vox
As of Friday, two dozen bodies had been exhumed but police believe there could be 40 or more.Eight Pits Full of Murdered Women Found in Ex Cop’s Backyard in El Salvador|Barbie Latza Nadeau|May 21, 2021|The Daily Beast
A team of scientists is set to exhume the former Palestinian leader's body on Tuesday in order to find out.
Exhume , to dig out of the ground, or in the case of a fossil, to take out of its place of burial in the rock.Unexplored!|Allen Chaffee
When a tribe quits one place to reside at another, they exhume the bones of their relations, and take them with them.Borneo and the Indian Archipelago|Frank S. Marryat
At last he shut the book, and, laying it down, proceeded to exhume a morning coat.Six Months at the Cape|R.M. Ballantyne
Deprived of the requisite authority, it was unable to do more than exhume the old laws on the matter and ordain new ones.
It is from among its ruins that the wondering fellah and explorer of to-day exhume the gorgeous relics of its past.Patriarchal Palestine|Archibald Henry Sayce