embalm

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Synonyms for embalm

preserve

Words related to embalm

preserve a dead body

References in classic literature ?
It was perfectly obvious to me, on reading the ritual, that the measurements must refer to some spot to which the rest of the document alluded, and that if we could find that spot, we should be in a fair way towards finding what the secret was which the old Musgraves had thought it necessary to embalm in so curious a fashion.
Marshall isn't about to let issues like grief and unfulfilled dreams intrude on the sweetness that embalms his movies.