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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To treat a dead body with special preparations to preserve it from decay.

Usage examples (35)
  • A well-preserved mummy recovered from an Egyptian tomb served as an example of ancient embalming techniques.
  • You wouldn't know it, but he is so perfectly embalm.
  • Trappists do not embalm normally, nor do they use coffins.
  • Americans man tollbooths, embalm bodies, and inspect sewers. for more
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