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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Preservation (of a dead body) by treating with drugs and other chemicals.

Usage examples (29)
  • What is the security of a tomb, or the perpetuity of an embalmment?
  • And we're looking forward tomorrow to moving right ahead with the embalmment.
  • Before the embalmment it would have been possible for Omega to restore life to his boy.
  • The other enemy dead are to be treated with all respect, and allowed embalmment and a decent burial. for more
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