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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 two were charged last June after police discovered the bodies of two newborns in a basement freezer shared by residents of an apartment complex in Graz, about 120 miles south of Vienna, and the remains of two more entombed in paint buckets filled with cement.
Entombed in glass cases, its volumes fetch prices as high as $12,000, in the case of a first edition of ``The Wizard of Oz.
The ensuing inflammation scarred lung tissue by creating patches, called granulomas, that entombed the nanotubes.
Mackenzie became ill with sepsis, and instructed his brother Edward to construct a pyramid vault so he could be entombed above ground - thus cheating the Devil, who said he would only take his soul after he'd lain in the soil.
Fellow luminaries Bam Margera, Kelly Slater, Howard Stern, Lance Armstrong, Sinjin Smith and Kerry Walsh are entombed alongside of Tony in the same network vaults.
It tells of a man who becomes literally entombed by his possessions when he moves into a new apartment.
Amid the chanting of hymns, Madame Chiang's coffin was temporarily entombed in Westchester County's century-old graveyard, but her family said it will be sent back to Taiwan to be placed together with her husband Chiang Kai-shek's coffin, which is now entombed in northern Taoyuan.
Of the 13 entombed in the container, only five stowaways narrowly escaped suffocation.
She also takes on the media and other "pirates" in the poem of the same name: "So the hypodermic media shoots us up until our brains are entombed, petrified, lying side by side next to our 401 K's and our SUV's, chainstored in the chamber of a Wal-Mart mummy freeze / And outside that sarcophagus of American flags and 'god bless's,' our collective conscience is brought right down to its knees / Praying forgiveness for this nation exporting numbness / For treasure looting the oil, the ozone, the airwaves and the grain / These are our true colors running, and they are running away with everything .
The remains of five people were discovered Wednesday afternoon entombed in two sunken cars in the port of the city of Akita, northeastern Japan, police said.
There was an apotheosis in which all three figures were shown entombed, enshrined, mummified together but not entwined.
The coffin was last entombed in 1999 when Rovers dropped out of the Premiership, having been resurrected in 1992, when Kenny Dalglish took them in to the Premier League.
But the market hasn't abandoned literature; the elite establishment long ago removed serious literary writing from the marketplace and entombed it in the universities and little magazines.
The underground man is profoundly alienated from life, entombed in his room.
The organisms either became entombed in the glacier and entered the lake as the ice shelf melted, or they may have been transported with the water that melts on the surface to the rim of the ice shelf and into the lake.