inhume

[ in-hyoom or, often, -yoom ]
/ ɪnˈhyum or, often, -ˈyum /

verb (used with object), in·humed, in·hum·ing.

to bury; inter.

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How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of inhume

1610–20; < Medieval Latin inhumāre, equivalent to Latin in- in-2 + -humāre, derivative of humus earth (see humus); cf. exhume

OTHER WORDS FROM inhume

in·hu·ma·tion, nounin·hum·er, nounun·in·humed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for inhumation

inhume
/ (ɪnˈhjuːm) /

verb

(tr) to inter; bury

Derived forms of inhume

inhumation, nouninhumer, noun

Word Origin for inhume

C17: from Latin inhumāre, from in- ² + humus ground
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