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Cremation vs. Inhumation

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Cremationnoun

A burning; especially the act or practice of cremating the dead, burning a corpse.

‘Cremation removes a significant amount of "closure" from the process of death.’;

Inhumationnoun

The act of burial.

Cremationnoun

A burning; esp., the act or practice of cremating the dead.

‘Without cremation . . . of their bodies.’;

Inhumationnoun

The act of burying vessels in warm earth in order to expose their contents to a steady moderate heat; the state of being thus exposed.

Cremationnoun

the incineration of a dead body

Inhumationnoun

(medicine) arenation

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Cremation

Cremation is a method of final disposition of a dead body through burning.Cremation may serve as a funeral or post-funeral rite and as an alternative to burial. In some countries, including India and Nepal, cremation on an open-air pyre is an ancient tradition.

Inhumationnoun

The act of inhuming or burying; interment.

Inhumationnoun

The act of burying vessels in warm earth in order to expose their contents to a steady moderate heat; the state of being thus exposed.

Inhumationnoun

Arenation.

Inhumationnoun

the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave

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