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incise

verb

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1 to cut (as letters or designs) on a hard surface
  • incised a pattern into the copper plate

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2 to penetrate with a sharp edge (as a knife)
  • incised the tree with a sharp ax to get the sap flowing

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The first known use of incise was in 1567

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“Incise.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/incise. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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