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- Third-person singular simple present indicative form of mummify
- 1927, P. G. Wodehouse, 'The Small Bachelor', Arrow, 2008, pp 185-6
- 'I'm sorry weddings depress you, Ferris. Surely when two people love each other and mean to go on loving each other...'
- 'Marriage is not a process for prolonging the life of love, sir. It merely mummifies its corpse.'