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 for entomb
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Entomb \En*tomb"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Entombed; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Entombing.] [Pref. en- + tomb: cf. OF. entomber.]
     To deposit in a tomb, as a dead body; to bury; to inter; to
     inhume. --Hooker.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: place in a grave or tomb; "Stalin was buried behind the
           Kremlin wall on Red Square"; "The pharaohs were entombed in
           the pyramids"; "My grandfather was laid to rest last
           Sunday" [syn: bury, entomb, inhume, inter, lay to

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  32 Moby Thesaurus words for "entomb":
     bottle up, box in, box up, bury, cabin, casket, cloister, closet,
     coffin, conduct a funeral, confine, cramp, crib, encase, encoffin,
     ensepulcher, enshrine, hearse, immure, inearth, inhume, inter,
     inurn, lay away, lay to rest, plant, put, sepulcher, sepulture,
     shrine, straiten, tomb

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