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exhume
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The Da Vinci Code
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  • Da Vinci actually exhumed corpses to measure the exact proportions of human bone structure.
  • Moreover, the artist’s eerie eccentricities projected an admittedly demonic aura: Da Vinci exhumed corpses to study human anatomy; he kept mysterious journals in illegible reverse handwriting; he believed he possessed the alchemic power to turn lead into gold and even cheat God by creating an elixir to postpone death; and his inventions included horrific, never-before-imagined weapons of war and torture.

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  • Investigators want to exhume the body for analysis, but the family is objecting.
  • If I could, I’d exhume his body and punch him in the nose.

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