1. sky-high

adverb. in a lavish or enthusiastic manner.

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2. sky-blue

noun. a light shade of blue.

Synonyms

  • cerulean
  • blueness
  • lazuline
  • sapphire
  • blue

Antonyms

  • lowborn
  • indulgent
  • clean
  • southern

3. blue-sky

adjective. without immediate commercial value.

Antonyms

  • commerce

4. sky-blue

adjective. of a deep somewhat purplish blue color similar to that of a clear October sky.

Synonyms

  • cerulean
  • bright blue
  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • discolor
  • achromatic color
  • cheerful
  • elated

5. burial

noun. ['ˈbɛriːəl'] the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave.

Synonyms

  • interment
  • entombment
  • inhumation
  • sepulture

Etymology

  • byrgels (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. burial

noun. ['ˈbɛriːəl'] concealing something under the ground.

Synonyms

  • concealment
  • hiding
  • burying
  • reburial
  • concealing

Etymology

  • byrgels (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. sky

noun. ['ˈskaɪ'] the atmosphere and outer space as viewed from the earth.

Synonyms

  • cloud
  • Earth
  • blue sky
  • wild blue yonder
  • globe
  • atmosphere
  • world
  • rainbow
  • earth
  • blue air
  • blue

Antonyms

  • clear up
  • brighten
  • reality
  • anticyclone

8. sky

verb. ['ˈskaɪ'] throw or toss with a light motion.

Synonyms

  • fling
  • toss
  • submarine
  • flip
  • toss back
  • throw back
  • pitch

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • national
  • achromatic color
  • cheerful

Example sentences of the word sky-burial


1. Noun Phrase
In addition to cremation, Buddhists in Nepal and the Himalayas also perform sky burial, also called celestial burial, in which a corpse is left at an open-air sacred site.

2. Noun Phrase
Wherever sky burial is the prevailing practice, such as the Himalayas, water burial is performed for commoners, beggars and others of low standing.

3. Noun Phrase
Like sky burial, where the body is laid out on a mountain for natural decomposition by vultures and weather, these funeral rites are practiced throughout Buddhist Tibet.

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