One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘all the crew were buried at Stonefall cemetery’
inter, lay to rest, consign to the grave, entomb
informal put six feet under, plant
North American informal deep-six
literary sepulchre, ensepulchre, inhume, inearth
2‘she buried her face in her hands’
hide, conceal, cover, put out of sight, secrete, enfold
submerge, sink, embed, engulf, immerse, enclose, tuck, cup
reveal, take out of
3‘the bullet buried itself in the wood’
embed, sink, implant, submerge, insert
drive something into
4‘he buried himself in his work’
absorb, engross, occupy, engage, busy, employ, distract, preoccupy, immerse, interest, involve
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