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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

By virtue of the enigmatic visual flair, the ancient Egyptian god was represented as a jackal-headed entity associated with the rites of embalming the deceased and the related afterlife.
ANUBIS: MYTHOLOGY OF THE ENIGMATIC EGYPTIAN JACKAL GODDATTATREYA MANDALJUNE 27, 2022REALM OF HISTORY
Deaths from myeloid leukemia among funeral industry workers have been linked to long-term exposure to formaldehyde from embalming.
HOW THEIR SON'S DEATH DROVE HIS PARENTS TO FIND AN ALTERNATIVE TO TRADITIONMELISSA CHANMARCH 7, 2022TIME
Her body was embalmed and wrapped in linen strips that had been soaked in oil and a mix of nettles, myrrh, thyme, and aloe.
THE BIBLE CREATED A BLUEPRINT FOR VILIFYING POWERFUL WOMEN LEADERSSHELLEY PUHAKMARCH 1, 2022TIME
As an embalmed body decomposes, those metals, including arsenic, mix with cemetery leachate and percolate deep into the soil.
COVID-19 IS OVERCROWDING CEMETERIES AND CAUSING HEAVY METAL POLLUTIONANURADHA VARANASIFEBRUARY 12, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
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
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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
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