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embedded
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

2 uses
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Definition
firmly within
in various senses, including:
  • firmly stuck into — as a thorn into a finger
  • enclosed within — as a fossil within a rock
  • implanted as a part — sometimes specifically of a reporter living with a military unit
  • Gringoire, still followed by his three persecutors, and not knowing very well what was to become of him, marched along in terror among them, turning out for the lame, stepping over the cripples in bowls, with his feet imbedded in that ant-hill of lame men, like the English captain who got caught in the quicksand of a swarm of crabs.
    1.2.6 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 6 — The Broken Jug (18% in)
  • There is Notre-Dame de Paris, a pointed-arch edifice, which is imbedded by its pillars in that Roman zone, in which are plunged the portal of Saint-Denis, and the nave of Saint-Germain des Prés.
    1.3.1 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 1 — Notre-Dame (88% in)

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