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engrave

verb

Definition of ENGRAVE

1
to cut (as letters or designs) on a hard surface <engraved the birth and death dates on the tombstone>
Synonyms etch, grave, incise, inscribe, insculp [archaic]
2
to produce a vivid impression of <a scar that forever engraved the killer's face in the witness's mind>
Synonyms brand, etch, impress, imprint, infix, ingrain (also engrain)
Near Antonyms blot out, erase, expunge, obliterate

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