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Imbed   /ɪmbˈɛd/   Listen
Imbed

verb
(past & past part. imbedded; pres. part. imbedding)
1.
Fix or set securely or deeply.  Synonyms: embed, engraft, implant, plant.  "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"






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"Imbed" Quotes from Famous Books



... similar tramps that we pick off our clothing after every walk in autumn - make, perhaps, the most successful travelers on the globe. The hound's tongue's four nutlets, grouped in a pyramid, and with barbed spears as grappling-hooks, imbed themselves in our garments until they pucker the cloth. Wool growers hurl anathemas at this ...
— Wild Flowers, An Aid to Knowledge of Our Wild Flowers and - Their Insect Visitors - - Title: Nature's Garden • Neltje Blanchan

... interest. It seems that some workmen, excavating for a building, came across the ruins of a nineteenth century city. In a cavity in a stone they found some coins of that period, also a number of newspapers. It was a common practice in those days to imbed such things in the corner stones of buildings. Extracts from those papers are reproduced here, and they are of interest to the children of today in showing the condition of the world when under the influence of that fallen spirit who rebelled against God in the beginning. Let me read you a ...
— Added Upon - A Story • Nephi Anderson



Words linked to "Imbed" :   enter, pot, implant, sink, nest, infix, introduce, insert, plant, bury



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