Pronunciation: ig-ZOOM, -ZYOOM, eks-HYOOM
Difficulty Level: Low
Meaning: refers to digging or recovering from the grave. To restore from obscurity
1. The body was exhumed so that another post mortem could take place.
2. Today, Spencer Wells says, "Phoenicians have become ghosts, a vanished civilization." Now he and Zalloua hope to use a different alphabet, the molecular letters of DNA, to exhume these ghosts.
National Geographic, Who are the Phoenicians?, Rick Gore