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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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In short, Michelangelo is seen as endowing his Entombment with both narrative complexity and sacramental significance.
He constantly revised his figures, often through a process of tracing and reversal: the Entombment was first composed in the opposite direction, and then flipped at a late stage in its design.
He mentions, for example, two of what are termed "preliminary drawings by Michelangelo" for the Entombment, one of the two panel paintings that comprise the core of the book.
She was a member of Our Lady of the Angels Parish in Worcester and enjoyed cooking and spending time with her grandchildren.Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth (Shea) Speakman.Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family with entombment in Notre Dame Mausoleum, Worcester.
The author suggests that this work, as well as a painting of Christ's entombment placed in what was probably a woman's tomb in the Berdi di Vernio Chapel at Santa Croce in Florence, gives much greater prominence to women saints than was the norm.
Anthony of Padua Church, 24 Dudley Hill Rd., Dudley followed by entombment at Notre Dame Cemetery & Mausoleum in Worcester.On Line Guest Book: RJMillerfunerals.net
Entombment in Notre Dame Mausoleum will be Saturday, March 8, 2014 from Dirsa-Morin Funeral Home at 10:00 a.m.
Entombment will be in the Notre Dame Cemetery Mausoleum, Worcester.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Foster Small Animal Hospital at Tufts Veterinary Medical Center, 55 Willard St., North Grafton, MA 01536.
Entombment at Notre Dame Mausoleum, will take place privately.For directions or to leave a message for the family, please visitwww.mercadantefuneral.com
Fred's funeral service and his entombment in Notre Dame Mausoleum will be private.
Entombment will be in Notre Dame Cemetery Mausoleum.
Entombment with Military Honors will follow in Notre Dame Mausoleum.
Entombment will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery Mausoleum.
Central Road, Mass 10:00 am Entombment All Saints Mausoleum.
Private funeral services will be held and entombment will be held in Notre Dame Mausoleum.