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as in embedded, entrenched

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past tense of impact

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1 to act upon (a person or a person's feelings) so as to cause a response
  • the tragic loss of his father impacted the boy for the rest of his life

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2 to come into usually forceful contact with something
  • the damage sustained when a car going 40 miles an hour impacts with a brick wall

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3 to set solidly in or as if in surrounding matter
  • the bullet was found impacted in the police officer's protective vest

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The first known use of impacted was in 1844

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“Impacted.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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