balsemen

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balsem 'balm' + -en

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balsemen (past singular balsemde, past participle gebalsemd)

  1. To embalm, treat a corpse in order to prevent decomposition long-term
  2. To treat with a balm
  3. (figuratively) To soften, physically or emotionally

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