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 for Embarking
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Embark \Em*bark"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Embarked; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Embarking.] [F. embarquer; pref. em- (L. in) + barque
     bark: cf. Sp. embarcar, It. imbarcare. See Bark. a vessel.]
     1. To cause to go on board a vessel or boat; to put on
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     2. To engage, enlist, or invest (as persons, money, etc.) in
        any affair; as, he embarked his fortune in trade.
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              It was the reputation of the sect upon which St.
              Paul embarked his salvation.          --South.
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