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    disinter - Dictionary definition and meaning for word disinter

    Definition
    (verb) dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies
    Synonyms : exhume
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for disinter

inter = to bury. so disinter means opposite of bury => to dig up.

disinter is the opposite of 'inter' - in+ terra(earth) = inside earth or place inside earth. So disinter means take 'out' of earth.

inter rhymes with enter....so dis(not)+enter means to bring out or unearth

disinter= dig(dis) + into(int) + earth(er)...

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