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cremate

(krē′māt″, kri-māt′) [L. cremare, to burn to ashes]
To reduce a dead body to ash by burning.
cremation (kri-mā′shŏn)
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"I had to bury her in my home, since no one let me cremate her on their land.
Mr Aris added: "We can cremate anything from a goldfish to a 50-kilo dog."
When Bablu arrived at the cremation ground with his wife Pooja's body, he was told he cannot cremate the body as the land belongs to the socalled upper caste people, he claimed.
For most Christian leaders, to bury or to cremate is purely a personal or family decision.
The Moroccan's Italian wife also took the decision to cremate his body after he committed suicide in Brescia northern of Italy.
The baba's body has been kept in a freezer since January this year with his followers refusing to cremate him saying that he is not dead but merely meditating.
THE PARKASH Singh Badal- led Punjab government on Wednesday moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court against the order to cremate Ashutosh Maharaj, who has been in a freezer since January.
Kolkata: Kolkata Police have been accused of threatening a man in an attempt to get him to cremate the body of his daughter who was gang raped.
Orthodox Jews and Muslims are bound by their religion to bury and not cremate their dead.
A woman was distraught after being told she could not cremate her 23-stone mother because her coffin was too large.
The Tongva decided to cremate the remains and return the ancestors to the ocean.
The godman's alleged son also challenged the court's December 1 order which directed the Punjab government to cremate the frozen saint within 15 days, saying that the state government only has the right to cremate unclaimed bodies.