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lodged

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

firmly positioned in place and difficult to dislodge
  • the rusty, old bolts were so well lodged that a power wrench was needed to extract them

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lodged

verb
past tense of lodge

Synonyms & Antonyms of lodged (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to provide with living quarters or shelter
  • the landlord can legally lodge up to 20 people in his apartment building at one time

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2 to establish or place comfortably or snugly
  • our pet guinea pig lodged himself in the far corner of his cage and simply refused to come out

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3 to set solidly in or as if in surrounding matter
  • the gunman had managed to lodge a bullet in my back, just inches from my spine

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“Lodged.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lodged. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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