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Word: cremate

Definition: incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium


Sentences Containing 'cremate'

A cremator is not designed to cremate more than one human body at a time; cremation of multiple bodies is illegal in the United States and many other countries.
Finally, a former member came forward and confessed to having helped her cremate the corpse shortly after the original investigation, in August 1935.
However, exceptions are made for Hui who do not cremate their dead due to Islamic beliefs.
In the end, the two clans finally unite and cremate the dead bodies of Ram and Leela together respectfully.
LeMoyne built the crematory to cremate bodies in a controlled environment primarily for sanitary reasons.

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