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synonyms for embalm

  • mummify
  • anoint
  • cherish
  • consecrate
  • conserve
  • enshrine
  • freeze
  • prepare
  • process
  • store
  • treasure
  • wrap
  • lay out
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antonyms for embalm

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  • neglect
  • squander
  • use
  • waste
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How to use embalm in a sentence

Green burials do not use concrete vaults, embalm bodies or use pesticides or fertilizers at gravesites.
‘GREEN’ BURIALS ARE SLOWLY GAINING GROUND AMONG ENVIRONMENTALISTSRACHEL FRITTSMARCH 2, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
If a man was wealthy, it cost his family as much as one thousand dollars to embalm his body suitably to his rank.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
Even natron and oils were left, so that it might re-embalm itself, if the worms came to life in its members.
EGYPT (LA MORT DE PHILAE)PIERRE LOTI
Two days later he gave Nebenchari permission to embalm Nitetis' body in the Egyptian manner, according to her last wish.
AN EGYPTIAN PRINCESS, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
God knows how I embalm every such day,—I do not believe that one of the forty is confounded with another in my memory.
THE LETTERS OF ROBERT BROWNING AND ELIZABETH BARRETT BARRETT, VOL. 1 (OF 2) 1845-1846ROBERT BROWNING AND ELIZABETH BARRETT BARRETT
The whole mountain which dominates Terracina, is covered with orange and lemon trees, which embalm the air in a delicious manner.
CORINNE, VOLUME 1 (OF 2)MME DE STAEL
Again had this supernaturally elusive heroine upset the plans of one who had essayed to embalm her virtues in a literary mould.
A REBELLIOUS HEROINEJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
The infamous informer has gone to oblivion, and we will not aid even to embalm her name in contempt.
MARIA ANTOINETTEJOHN S. C. (JOHN STEVENS CABOT) ABBOTT
In this consecrated spot may memory come to embalm his name, and love bedew with her fondest tears the turf which wraps his clay.
REMINISCENCES OF THE GUILFORD GRAYS, CO. B., 27TH N.C. REGIMENTJOHN A. SLOAN
But the Indian was asleep,—perhaps dreaming of some Múra enemy,—whose head he would have been happy to embalm.
OUR YOUNG FOLKS, VOL 1, NO. 1VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EMBALM

  • consign to grave
  • cover up
  • deposit
  • embalm
  • ensepulcher
  • enshrine
  • entomb
  • hold last rites for
  • hold services for
  • inearth
  • inhume
  • inter
  • inurn
  • lay out
  • mummify
  • plant
  • put away
  • put six feet under
  • sepulcher
  • sepulture
  • tomb
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.