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embalm

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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embalmem‧balm /ɪmˈbɑːm $ -ˈbɑːm, -ˈbɑːlm/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 MXto treat a dead body with chemicals, oils etc to prevent it from decayingembalmer noun [countable]
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embalmThe tutor was, who embalmed 2,500 cases per year and also ran a hairdressing business.He looked as if he were embalmed.No record exists as to whether or not he was embalmed.Cats, we embalm at Bubastis.Now they are being embalmed - dutifully and reverentially, as befits faithful but defunct servitors of mankind.For example, members of some religions seldom have the bodies of the deceased embalmed or cremated.There were basically three embalming techniques.They provide practical experience in all facets of the funeral service from embalming to transporting remains.
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Verb table
embalm
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyembalm
he, she, itembalms
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyembalmed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave embalmed
he, she, ithas embalmed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad embalmed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill embalm
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have embalmed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam embalming
he, she, itis embalming
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you, we, theyare embalming
Past
I, he, she, itwas embalming
you, we, theywere embalming
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been embalming
he, she, ithas been embalming
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been embalming
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be embalming
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been embalming
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