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Synonyms for mummify

to make or become no longer fresh or shapely because of loss of moisture

Synonyms for mummify

preserve while making lifeless

remove the organs and dry out (a dead body) in order to preserve it

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dry up and shrivel due to complete loss of moisture

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Bodies buried in crypts can accidentally mummify if ventilation keeps them dry, as was the case in Lithuania's Dominican Church of the Holy Spirit where Piombino-Mascali works.
His 30 stakes performers include the aforementioned Mummify Group 1 winner True Steel and last year's Melbourne Cup runner-up On A Jeune.
Phoenix Reach took the lead but Mummify, trained by Lee Freedman and ridden by Danny Nikolic, quickened past in the final yards.
For more cross-curricular fun, students dove into the history of the region, and wrote reports on their project that included imagining what it might have been like to mummify people in ancient Egypt.
Ancient Egyptians would worship these animals throughout their lives and mummify them when they died.
According to many Australian observers, only Lonhro ranked above Mummify in domestic competition in 2003 and 2004, when he recorded triumphs in four Group 1 events - the South Australian Derby, the Underwood Stakes, the Caulfield Stakes and the Yalumba Stakes.
GLOBETROTTING star Phoenix Reach had to settle for the silver medal on the latest leg of his overseas adventure as he went down by threequarters of a length to Australian raider Mummify in the Singapore Airlines International Cup at Kranji yesterday, writes Paul Eacott.
In "The Case of the Mummified Cowboy," scientists discovered that scorching desert sand did not mummify Sylvester.
The station has also filmed Mummify Me, after successfully finding a volunteer with a terminal illness to be mummified in the name of science.
Prior to the race I said to Nash there wasn't a lot of speed here unless Mummify went forward,' Vasil said.
Australian five-year-old Mummify stormed to a spectacular victory over Andrew Balding's Phoenix Reach in the Singapore Airlines International Cup at Kranji yesterday.
TRAINER Lee Freedman landed his 100th Group 1 success when Mummify won the Yalumba Stakes over ten furlongs at Caulfield on Saturday, writes Syd Brennan.
In most cases, the Indians of the Atacama relied on the heat of the desert to mummify their dead.
Nikolic, who won the Caulfield Cup on Mummify, was charged by the stewards for failing to take reasonable and permissible measures to obtain the best possible placing on the same horse in the Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington on Derby day.
Jockey Danny Nikolic has been cleared of a charge of failing to ensure his mount Mummify was given a full opportunity to win or obtain the best possible placing in the Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington eight days ago.