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embed

verb
variants: also imbed

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to set solidly in or as if in surrounding matter
  • the nails were solidly embedded in those old plaster walls

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The first known use of embed was circa 1794

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“Embed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/embed. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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