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wedged

adjective

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firmly positioned in place and difficult to dislodge
  • the pebble in the heel of his shoe was pretty well wedged

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wedged

verb
past tense of wedge

Synonyms of wedged (Entry 2 of 2)

to fit (people or things) into a tight space
  • managed to wedge one last book onto the bookshelf

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The first known use of wedged was in 1552

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“Wedged.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wedged. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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