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verb [transitive] formal     exhume pronunciation in British English
/eksˈhjuːm/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyexhume
he/she/itexhumes
present participleexhuming
past tenseexhumed
past participleexhumed
  1. to remove a dead person’s body from where it is buried, especially in order to find out how they died
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exhumation

     exhumation pronunciation in British English
/ˌekshjʊˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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singularexhumation
pluralexhumations
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freshet

a rise in the level of a stream or river

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