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engrave

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1 to cut (as letters or designs) on a hard surface
  • engraved the birth and death dates on the tombstone

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2 to produce a vivid impression of
  • a scar that forever engraved the killer's face in the witness's mind

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The first known use of engrave was in 1509

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“Engrave.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/engrave. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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