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embalmed

slang Drunk. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were totally embalmed!
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embalming fluid

1. Literally, a type of fluid that is used to preserve a corpse. ("Embalming" is the process of injecting a corpse with such fluid.) We haven't injected the embalming fluid yet—that's the next step.
2. slang Liquor, especially whiskey. If I keep drinking this embalming fluid, I'll be drunk in no time!
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embalmed

mod. alcohol intoxicated. By morning they were all embalmed.
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embalming fluid

n. strong liquor; raw whiskey. Bartender, pour out this embalming fluid and get me your best.
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Winston van der Kemp recalled that two decades previously certain chiefs in the Eastern Cape had actively discouraged the introduction of this procedure to the areas under their jurisdiction, for environmental reasons: 'They said, "Please don't bring embalmed bodies here because it will poison our water systems.'" (11) Embalming, then, appears to be an innovation which has marked urban African bodies, and more specifically, bodies in motion.
Embalmed bodies buried at sea take longer to decompose because fish and other marine life are repelled by the odor of the chemicals (Iserson, 1994).
The result is that some wards in Tokyo have already passed edicts stating that for all victims of homicides and suicides, the bodies must be embalmed so as to preserve key evidence until the police are finished with their investigations.
He believes Diana's body was embalmed in Paris deliberately to obscure the results of any chemical pregnancy test had one been conducted.
Bodies that are not embalmed or cremated have to be transported and buried quickly, he pointed out.
Emma Dainty, 31, of Stafford, said the Co-op failed to embalm grandad Philip Bayley.
14 ( ANI ): It is highly unlikely that the body of former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will be embalmed, acting president Nicolas Maduro has said.
Mr Horwell asked: "On 31 August 1997 at the time did you think you were doing anything wrong or illegal." Mr Monceau replied: "No, not at all." No one had asked him to embalm the Princess's body, in fact he had suggested it to Keith Moss, British Consul General in Paris, Mr Monceau confirmed.
"We have decided to prepare the body of our Comandante President, to embalm it so that it remains open for all time for the people.
Maduro further said that they have decided to embalm the body of the late president like Lenin, Ho Chi Minh and Mao Zedong so that it remains open for people everyday and at any time.
Scientific analysis of King Richard I's heart shows that Christians in the 12th century did embalm church leaders and royalty.
Owner Keith McSweeney told Radar Online said: "We will embalm the body and there will be a private family viewing.
The University of Bath will teach potential undertakers how to embalm and transport corpses, conduct burials at sea and how to comfort grieving relatives.
But Mr Monceau confirmed nobody had asked him to embalm Diana's body - and it was he who suggested it to Keith Moss, the British Consul General in Paris.