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synonyms for embalming

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

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

We pay for the body to be transported, embalmed, gussied up, and cremated, or perhaps buried in expensive caskets.
HOW TO BE BETTER AT DEATH (EP. 450)MARIA KONNIKOVAFEBRUARY 4, 2021FREAKONOMICS
So many 20th-century comics feel embalmed in their era because of topical references or period-specific jargon and humor, but 35 years after its launch, the spirit of “Calvin and Hobbes” feels snowflake fresh.
‘CALVIN AND HOBBES’ SAID GOODBYE 25 YEARS AGO. HERE’S WHY BILL WATTERSON’S MASTERWORK ENCHANTS US STILL.MICHAEL CAVNADECEMBER 31, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I prefer the urban living, the urban lifestyle, and yet had the sense that when I died, I would have a natural burial without embalming, without a fancy casket, etc.
THE STARTUP TURNING HUMAN BODIES INTO COMPOSTKATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The Egyptian sought in vain to make the mortal body incorruptible by embalming it.
SEPARATION AND SERVICEJAMES HUDSON TAYLOR
The bodies shut up in these trunks become dry without rotting, and form a kind of mummies without the help of embalming.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
Such ideas have caused much empyricism, and have been most powerful obstacles to the progress of the art of embalming.
HISTORY OF EMBALMINGJ. N. GANNAL
He had, notwithstanding, a good example to follow in anticipation of a better, which was the embalming of Colonel Morland.
HISTORY OF EMBALMINGJ. N. GANNAL
Later, however, he changed his course to the study of anatomy, embalming and sanitary science.
LYMAN'S HISTORY OF OLD WALLA WALLA COUNTY, VOL. 2 (OF 2)WILLIAM DENISON LYMAN
A spice of profanity seems to have the virtue of embalming a witch story in the mountain memory.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JULY 1899VARIOUS
Indeed, her majesty was not in a fit state to undergo the usual formalities of embalming, &c.
SECRET HISTORY OF THE COURT OF ENGLAND, FROM THE ACCESSION OF GEORGE THE THIRD TO THE DEATH OF GEORGE THE FOURTH, VOLUME I (OF 2)LADY ANNE HAMILTON
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