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engrave

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of engrave

  1. 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] Related Words carve, chisel, sculpt, sculpture; chase, groove, indent, notch; score, trace; affix, impress

  2. 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) Related Words enroot, imbue, implant, inculcate, infuse, instill; fix, set, stamp Near Antonyms blot out, erase, expunge, obliterate




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