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Mummify   Listen
mummify  v. i.  To turn into a mummy-like corpse; to dry up with unusually little decomposition; said of dead animals; as, A mummified body was found in the attic.

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"Mummify" Quotes from Famous Books

... They can do one harm, and that They have occult powers. All the world has known that for a hundred thousand years, more or less, and every attempt has been made to propitiate Them. James I. would drown Their mistress or burn her, but They were spared. Men would mummify Them in Egypt, and worship the mummies; men would carve Them in stone in Cyprus, and Crete and Asia Minor, or (more remarkable still) artists, especially in the Western Empire, would leave Them out ...
— On Nothing & Kindred Subjects • Hilaire Belloc

Words linked to "Mummify" :   shrivel up, carry on, mummification, preserve, bear on, continue

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