verb (used with object), im·mured, im·mur·ing.
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Origin of immure
OTHER WORDS FROM immureim·mure·ment, im·mu·ra·tion [im-yuh-rey-shuhn], /ˌɪm yəˈreɪ ʃən/, nounself-im·mure·ment, nounself-im·mur·ing, adjectiveun·im·mured, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for immure
It never forged a chain to bind a heretic or an adversary, nor erected a prison to immure him.The Sheepfold and the Common, Vol. II (of 2)|Timothy East
Some of the consignees were mobbed, and all were obliged to fly to the castle, and there immure themselves.Novanglus, and Massachusettensis|John Adams
I will immure myself against your cries, and lock myself up to your lamentations.The Works of John Marston|John Marston
But it was affrighting to realize that the very physical feature which provided a refuge might also immure them in a living tomb.His Unknown Wife|Louis Tracy
She was not one of those napkin people who hide their talents, or who immure their lights under superincumbent bushels.Marm Lisa|Kate Douglas Wiggin