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 for engrave
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 :

  Engrave \En*grave"\, v. t. [Pref. en- + grave a tomb. Cf.
     Engrave to carve.]
     To deposit in the grave; to bury. [Obs.] "Their corses to
     engrave." --Spenser.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  engrave
      v 1: carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface; "engrave a
           pen"; "engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's"; "the
           lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree"
           [syn: scratch, engrave, grave, inscribe]
      2: impress or affect deeply; "The event engraved itself into her
         memory"
      3: carve or cut into a block used for printing or print from
         such a block; "engrave a letter" [syn: engrave, etch]
      4: carve or cut a design or letters into; "engrave the pen with
         the owner's name" [syn: engrave, etch]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  252 Moby Thesaurus words for "engrave":
     assemble, autolithograph, be a printmaker, bead, bed, bejewel,
     beribbon, bespangle, blaze, blaze a trail, blemish, blotch, book,
     brand, bring home to, bring out, calendar, canal, canalize, carve,
     cast, catalog, chalk, chalk up, chamfer, channel, character, chase,
     check, check in, check off, chisel, chronicle, cicatrize, confirm,
     corrugate, crack, crease, cribble, crimp, crosshatch, cut, dado,
     dapple, dash, deep-dye, define, delimit, demarcate, dent, depress,
     diamond, dike, dimple, dint, discolor, ditch, docket, dot, embed,
     enchase, engraft, engrave on, enroll, enscroll, enter, entrench,
     establish, etch, feather, figure, file, filigree, fill out, fix,
     flag, fleck, flounce, flower, flute, found, freckle, furrow,
     garland, gash, gem, get out, goffer, gouge, grave, groove, ground,
     gully, hatch, hectograph, illuminate, impact, impanel, implant,
     impress, impress upon, imprint, incise, inculcate, indent, index,
     infix, ingrain, inscribe, insculpture, insert, instill, issue, jam,
     jewel, jot down, line, list, lithograph, lodge, log, make a mark,
     make a memorandum, make a note, make an entry, make it felt,
     make out, make prints, mark, mark down, mark off, mark out,
     matriculate, mimeograph, minute, model, mold, mottle, multigraph,
     nick, notch, note, note down, overprint, pack, paint, pencil,
     pepper, pit, place upon record, plant, pleat, plow, plume, pock,
     pockmark, point, poll, post, post up, press in, prick, print,
     proof, prove, publish, pull, pull a proof, punch, punch in,
     punctuate, puncture, put down, put in writing, put on paper,
     put on tape, put out, put to bed, put to press, rabbet, recess,
     record, reduce to writing, register, reissue, reprint, ribbon,
     riddle, rifle, root, run, run off, rut, scar, scarify, score,
     scotch, scrape, scratch, sculp, sculpt, sculpture, seal, seam,
     seat, set, set back, set down, set in, settle, slit, solder,
     spangle, speck, speckle, splotch, spot, stain, stamp, stamp on,
     stereotype, stigmatize, stipple, streak, striate, strike, stripe,
     tabulate, take down, tamp, tape, tape-record, tattoo, tick,
     tick off, tinsel, tool, trace, trench, trough, underline,
     underscore, videotape, wedge, weld, wreathe, wrinkle, write,
     write down, write in, write out, write up
  
  

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