exhume

transitive verb

definition

to dig out of the ground or from a grave; to disinter

to bring to light; to uncover

synonyms

unearth, reveal, unbury

antonyms

bury, hide
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sentences

After the investigators solved a very old case and exhumed the crime scene, the skeleton of the murdered was revealed beneath all the soil.

In order to fully exhume the fossils without damage, the paleontologists used very fine brushes and chisels.
Digging up giant clam fossil