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
Recent Examples of mummify from the Web
The remains of Khnummose (which may have been mummified) were found next to those of a woman who may have been his wife.
The remains of cats have been found mummified in Egypt, in Viking graves and in various sites in the Mediterranean.
Sofia Boutella, so charming as an alien warrior in last year’s Star Trek Beyond, here plays Ahmanet, an Egyptian princess who was mummified alive after murdering her family and making a pact with Set, the god of the dead.
Even better, part of Zuul’s body was mummified, preserving the fingernail-like sheaths that covered its bony body armor.
Meet his new nemesis, a princess (Sofia Boutella) who has been mummified since ancient Egypt, in the latest reboot of a concept that Universal Pictures has dined off since the Boris Karloff original in 1932.
In a wasteland of tepid tomatoes and mummified chicken fingers, there still exist across the South some fine dishes, served on paper plates, prepared by people who have solved the great mystery of simple food.
Every thought leaves the mummies’ brains, which probably aren’t in their skulls anyway, having been removed and mummified separately and put in amphorae.
Oweida previously blamed a 2009 conflict for the death of several animals in the zoo, some of which also were mummified.
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First Known Use of mummify
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
Medical Definition of mummify
transitive verb: to embalm and dry as or as if a mummy
2a: to make into or like a mummyb: to cause to dry up and shrivel
intransitive verb: to dry up and shrivel like a mummy a mummified fetus
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