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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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So throughout the nineteenth century, local and national authorities wrote several texts to regulate private autopsies, dissections, postmortem examinations in hospitals, embalmment, and moulages (e.g., death masks).
"Zora Neale Hurston's Poetics of Embalmment: Articulating the Rage of Black Women and Narrative Self-Defense." A frican A merican R eview 26.1 (Spring 1992): 147-59.
"At the same time we are preparing an amendment on how crematoria will be operated -- either by the state, public or private organisations so that the cremation and embalmment are carried out in ways that do not affect the environment or public health.
Green burial is a natural process by which a deceased person is laid to rest without embalmment, entombment or the use of non-biodegradable materials.
Lifeless, forced and plodding with a thin, tired script more soggy than pulp, given to clunky exposition like "oh, no, his powers have been fully restored" and with a vapid Ford taking up far too much screen time, it makes you wish for embalmment.
On the notion that such actions originated from below in the case of Lenin's embalmment, see Tumarkin, Lenin Lives!
Hartz hypothesized that every colony was a kind of residual fragment, incarnating the embalmment, what the mother country was like at the time of its founding.
Ms Weller also complained she was ordered to perform "quickie facials" instead of a full embalmment to increase the turnover of corpses.