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engraves

verb
present tense third-person singular of 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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“Engraves.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/engraves. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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