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entomb (someone or something) in (something)

To enclose, trap, or contain someone or something in something. We entombed the dead bird in the box before burying it in the backyard.
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entomb

someone or an animal in something to imprison someone or an animal in a tomblike enclosure. Please don't entomb me in that huge, cold office. Unknowingly, when they closed the door, they had entombed a tiny mouse in the church.
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The proposal calls for the reactor to be entombed "in some kind of grout" but there's not a lot of information available about what type of grout would be used, she said.
In churches across the country, the faithful traditionally offer prayers and light candles before the image of the Sacred Entombed Christ.
Entombed epigraphs (muzhiming) are square slabs of stone buried in Chinese tombs inscribed with "a biographical prose preface followed by a rhymed elegy commemorating the life of a deceased member of the elite class" (p.
Noel Conway, a 68-year-old retired lecturer from Shrewsbury, says he feels "entombed" by his motor neurone disease, which was diagnosed more than three years ago.
Scientists on Tuesday described a number of ticks, including a previously unknown species that they named after the fictional vampire Dracula, entombed in chunks of amber from Myanmar dating back 99 million years, including one still grasping a feather apparently from a feathered Cretaceous Period dinosaur.
Accumulated over 50 years of energy generation, radioactive waste will remain on the property, entombed in concrete casks behind fencing.
MORE Light, People's Theatre, Newcastle, until Saturday It sounds grim, this story of the Chinese concubines entombed with their dead emperor - but it is full of black humour and is done here with considerable aplomb.
LAKKI MARWAT -- A noted religious scholar Maulana Mufti Hameedullah Jan was entombed on the premises of Darul Uloom-e-Islamia near Lakki city on Monday.
Of the many ways the Chinese have honored the dead through the centuries, says Davis, muzhiming, entombed epitaph inscriptions, have proved to be the most versatile, widespread, and persistent form employed in medieval elite burials and those of later eras as well.
Stine's front-cover endorsement prepares readers for a title appealing to fans of his Goosebumps series, and Entombed delivers fully.
Kabul: Survivors of a landslide that entombed a village in northern Afghanistan mourned hundreds of dead relatives on Sunday as aid teams rushed to care for 700 families left homeless in the mountains.
Good Friday events began with a mass earlier in the morning at the cavernous Holy Sepulchre, which was built on the place where tradition holds Jesus was crucified, briefly entombed and resurrected.
Sources have informed that progress in the Giyari sector operations to rescue snow entombed Army personnel was also mulled over; during which PM lauded the brave hectic efforts/role of Pakistan Army.
Kate joins the expedition under station commander Edvard Wolner (Trond Espen Seim), who eventually reveals the corpse of a creature entombed in the ice.