Examples of mummify in a Sentence
learning how ancient Egyptians mummified their dead
a body that mummified in the desert heat
a body that was mummified by the desert heat
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That includes the bobcat and a giant ground sloth; the former is mummified and the latter is a life-size model of an animal extinct 11,000 years.
The pharaohs of ancient Egypt were mummified with peppercorns in their nostrils, presumably to signify their high status in the afterlife.
That mummy — the body of a 5-year-old girl who died approximately 1,900 years ago — is on display at the Block, as is new information about the circumstances under which she was mummified and painted.
Many were embalmed but some were naturally mummified by the dry conditions of the basilica.
In Mexico, mummified babies and children were once revered, and people would hold parties and games for them.
Oweida started to amateurishly mummify the animal carcasses and kept them on display, but the cadavers have since been removed.
The outside of the body appears intact, if shrunken and mummified.
Blindfolded teams guess scents and flavors, the grandkids are mummified in toilet paper fashions, and toys race across plank oak floors.
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MUMMIFY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mummify for English Language Learners
: to preserve (a dead body) by treating it with oils and wrapping it in strips of cloth
: to become very dry and wrinkled
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