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  1. embalm

    • IPA[əmˈbä(l)m]

    美式

    • v.
      preserve (a corpse) from decay, originally with spices and now usually by arterial injection of a preservative;preserve (someone or something) in an unaltered state
    • verb: embalm, 3rd person present: embalms, gerund or present participle: embalming, past tense: embalmed, past participle: embalmed

    • noun: embalming

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. preserve (a corpse) from decay, originally with spices and now usually by arterial injection of a preservative his body was embalmed and buried in Westminster Abbey the Egyptian method of embalming 同義詞 preserve, mummify, lay out, anoint
    • preserve (someone or something) in an unaltered state the band was all about revitalizing pop greats and embalming their legacy 同義詞 conserve, preserve, immortalize, enshrine, cherish, ... 更多
    • 2. archaic give a pleasant fragrance to the sweetness of the linden trees embalmed all the air
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    • IPA[ɪmˈbɑːm]

    英式

    • v.
      preserve (a corpse) from decay, originally with spices and now usually by arterial injection of ... his body was embalmed and buried in Westminster Abbey the Egyptian method of embalming

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