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embark
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
to leave on a trip — especially to board a ship
  • Having once embarked on your marital voyage, it is impossible not to be aware that you make no way and that the sea is not within sight—that, in fact, you are exploring an enclosed basin.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (72% in)
  • Embarking would be easy, but the vision of open sea that might come after was alarming.
    Book 5 — The Dead Hand (72% in)

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