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Example sentences for "exhuming"

Lexicographically close words:
exhorting; exhorts; exhumation; exhume; exhumed; exige; exigeant; exigence; exigences; exigencies
  1. It was generally supposed that the body-snatchers in exhuming a corpse first proceeded, as would a novice, in excavating the whole grave, and having arrived at the coffin would then force off the lid and so get possession of the body.

  2. But, though strictly questioned as to her accomplices in the exhuming and carrying away of the body, she firmly refused to disclose the names.

  3. The servant swore to her crime and was taken into custody, and it was only when no poison was discovered upon exhuming the child’s body and examining its stomach that against her own protest she was acquitted of the possibility of the crime.

  4. We must especially mention Brazil, in which country Lund searched no less than eight hundred caves of different epochs, exhuming in them a great number of unknown animal species.

  5. Our feet had hardly trodden the lava flagging of the narrow streets when we came in sight of the laborers who were exhuming the inanimate city.

  6. Between these and the walls of the houses was a pretty pathway of mosaic, and in the midst once stood marble tables, under which the workmen exhuming the city found certain crouching skeletons.

  7. I do not know that any care has ever been exercised by any one in exhuming these skeletons so as to learn any particulars about them.

  8. Thus spake the court in a case where the order for exhuming was asked for and refused as not being justified under the circumstances.

  9. Is not some idea expressed in the act of exhuming the bones after the flesh is decayed?

  10. I wished if possible to fathom the origin of the extraordinary custom of exhuming the body after burial, as I imagined that in this act some idea might be traced to a belief in the resurrection.

  11. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "exhuming" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.