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

  Engrave \En*grave"\, v. t. [imp. Engraved; p. p. Engraved or
     Engraven; p. pr. & vb. n. Engraving.] [Pref. en- + grave
     to carve: cf. OF. engraver.]
     1. To cut in; to make by incision. [Obs.]
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              Full many wounds in his corrupted flesh
              He did engrave.                       --Spenser.
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     2. To cut with a graving instrument in order to form an
        inscription or pictorial representation; to carve figures;
        to mark with incisions.
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              Like . . . . a signet thou engrave the two stones
              with the names of the children of Israel. --Ex.
                                                    xxviii. 11.
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     3. To form or represent by means of incisions upon wood,
        stone, metal, or the like; as, to engrave an inscription.
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     4. To impress deeply; to infix, as if with a graver.
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              Engrave principles in men's minds.    --Locke.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Engraved \En*graved"\, a.
     1. Made by engraving or ornamented with engraving.
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     2. (Zo["o]l.) Having the surface covered with irregular,
        impressed lines.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: cut or impressed into a surface; "an incised design";
             "engraved invitations" [syn: engraved, etched,
             graven, incised, inscribed]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  100 Moby Thesaurus words for "engraved":
     alveolar, alveolate, canaliculate, canaliculated, carved,
     chamfered, channeled, confirmed, corduroy, corduroyed, corrugate,
     corrugated, costate, creased, crimped, cut, dadoed, deep-dyed,
     deep-engraven, deep-fixed, deep-grounded, deep-laid, deep-rooted,
     deep-seated, deep-set, deep-settled, dented, depressed, dimpled,
     dyed-in-the-wool, embedded, embossed, enchased, engrafted,
     entrenched, established, etched, faveolate, firmly established,
     fluted, furrowed, gashed, glyphic, goffered, gouged, graved,
     graven, grooved, honeycombed, implanted, impressed, imprinted,
     incised, indelibly impressed, indented, infixed, ingrained,
     ingrown, inscribed, insculptured, inveterate, inwrought, lined,
     long-established, marked, notched, old-line, on a rock, on bedrock,
     pitted, pleated, pocked, pockmarked, printed, rabbeted, ribbed,
     rifled, rooted, rutted, rutty, scored, scratched, sculptured, set,
     settled, slit, stabilized, stamped, striated, sulcate, sulcated,
     tooled, troughed, vested, well-established, well-founded,
     well-grounded, well-set, well-settled, wrinkled

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