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

  Infix \In*fix"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Infixed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Infixing.] [L. infixus, p. p of infigere to infix; pref.
     in- in + figere to fix: cf. F. infixer. See Fix.]
     1. To set; to fasten or fix by piercing or thrusting in; as,
        to infix a sting, spear, or dart. --Shak.
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              The fatal dart a ready passage found,
              And deep within her heart infixed the wound.
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     2. 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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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Infix \In"fix\, n.
     1. Something infixed. [R.] --Welsford.
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     2. (Grammar) An element that is inserted into the body of an
        elemt which it threby modifies, as a letter within a word.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an affix that is inserted inside the word
      v 1: put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the
           text" [syn: insert, infix, enter, introduce]
      2: attach a morpheme into a stem word

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  140 Moby Thesaurus words for "infix":
     IC analysis, accidence, add, adjoin, affix, affixation,
     agglutinate, allomorph, allonge, annex, append, appendix, aside,
     attach, beat into, bed, bound morpheme, brainwash, burden,
     catechize, coda, codicil, commentary, complicate, condition,
     confirm, conjoin, conjugation, cutting, declension, decorate,
     deep-dye, define, derivation, difference of form, embed, enclitic,
     encumber, engraft, engrave, entrench, envoi, epilogue, episode,
     establish, etch, fit in, fix, formative, found, free form, glue on,
     grave, ground, hitch on, imbue, immediate constituent analysis,
     impact, implant, impregnate, impress, imprint, inculcate,
     indoctrinate, infixation, inflection, infuse, ingrain, injection,
     inlay, inoculate, inscribe, inseminate, insert, insertion,
     insinuation, instill, intercalation, interjection, interlineation,
     interlocution, interpolation, introduction, jam, join with, lodge,
     marginalia, morph, morpheme, morphemic analysis, morphemics,
     morphology, morphophonemics, note, obiter dictum, ornament, pack,
     paradigm, parenthesis, paste on, plant, plus, postfix, postscript,
     prefix, prefixation, print, proclitic, program, put with, radical,
     remark, rider, root, saddle with, scholia, seat, set, set in,
     settle, side remark, slap on, stamp, stem, stereotype, subjoin,
     suffix, suffixation, superadd, superpose, tack on, tag, tag on,
     tail, tessellate, theme, tossing-in, unite with, wedge,

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