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English verb: mummify

1. mummify (stative) preserve while making lifeless


SamplesMummified ideas and institutions should be gotten rid of.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bear on, carry on, continue, preserve, uphold

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


SamplesTh Egyptians mummified their pharaohs.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)embalm


Verb groupdry up, mummify

3. mummify (change) dry up and shrivel due to complete loss of moisture


SamplesA mummified body was found.


Synonymsdry up


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)shrink, shrivel, shrivel up, wither


Verb groupmummify









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