What is another word for embalms?

Pronunciation: [ɛmbˈɑːmz] (IPA)

Synonyms for the word "embalms" include preserving, mummifying, pickling, conserving, and embowering. "Preserving" refers to the act of protecting an object or material by treating it with a substance that prevents decay or deterioration. "Mummifying" is the practice of preserving a body by removing its internal organs, treating it with chemicals, and wrapping it in cloth. "Pickling" involves preserving food by soaking it in a vinegar, salt, and water mixture. "Conserving" means to maintain the original condition or quality of something, often by protecting it from damage or change. "Embowering" refers to the process of covering or surrounding something with foliage or an ornamental vine.

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What are the hypernyms for Embalms?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Embalms

The road first passes a splendid country seat, resembling in appearance our imperfect ideas of a French chateau, surrounded with shrubbery of the greenest shade, with orange trees covered with buds and blossoms whose fragrance embalms the air, and burthened with golden globes which richly glitter in the sun.
"Eight days in New Orleans in February, 1847"
Albert James Pickett
And can it be enough for these The Christian Church the year embalms With evergreens and boughs of palms, And fills the air with litanies?
"The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow"
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Taste embalms the knowledge which otherwise cannot preserve itself.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)"
Isaac Disraeli

Famous quotes with Embalms

  • Photography does not create eternity, as art does; it embalms time, rescuing it simply from its proper corruption.
    Andre Bazin
  • A precedent embalms a principle.
    Benjamin Disraeli
  • A precedent embalms a principle.
    Benjamin Disraeli
  • "What remains?" cried Ivanhoe; "Glory, maiden, glory! which gilds our sepulchre and embalms our name."
    Walter Scott

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