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Infix  v. t.  (past & past part. infixed; pres. part. infixing)  
To set; to fasten or fix by piercing or thrusting in; as, to infix a sting, spear, or dart. "The fatal dart a ready passage found, And deep within her heart infixed the wound."
To implant or fix; to instill; to inculcate, as principles, thoughts, or instructions; as, to infix good principles in the mind, or ideas in the memory.

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"Infix" Quotes from Famous Books

... the cheerful day, 110 Arriv'st thou to behold the dead, and this Unpleasant land? but, from the trench awhile Receding, turn thy faulchion keen away, That I may drink the blood, and tell thee truth. He spake; I thence receding, deep infix'd My sword bright-studded in the sheath again. The noble prophet then, approaching, drank The blood, and, satisfied, address'd me thus. Thou seek'st a pleasant voyage home again, Renown'd Ulysses! but a God will make 120 That voyage difficult; for, as I judge, Thou wilt not pass by Neptune ...
— The Odyssey of Homer • Homer

... slight remorse To sell my country for a grasp of gold. But the impressions of my early youth, Infix'd by precepts of my pious sire, Are stings and scorpions in my goaded breast; Oft have I hung upon my parent's knee And heard him tell of his escape from France; He left the land of slaves, and wooden shoes; From place to place he sought a safe retreat, Till fair Bostonia stretch'd ...
— The Group - A Farce • Mercy Warren

Words linked to "Infix" :   engraft, plug into, introduce, plug in, imbed, intubate, graft, infix notation, cannulise, canulate, cannulate, attach, affix, insert, cannulize, embed, plant, instill, connect

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