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inscribe
used in Nine Stories

3 uses
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Definition
to write
in various senses, including:
  • to write, carve, or etch words onto something's surface — as in "The names of the major donors will be inscribed on the front wall."
  • to write a signed message and/or signature — as in "She inscribed the book with the message:  I know this story will speak to your heart. Love Emma"
  • to write down something when adding it to a list — as in "Their names were inscribed in the register of at Ellis Island."
  • Now, for the third time since he had returned from the hospital that day, he opened the woman's book and read the brief inscription on the flyleaf.
    6 — For Esme:—with Love and Squalor (68% in)
  • Then, with far more zeal than he had done anything in weeks, he picked up a pencil stub and wrote down under the inscription, in English, "Fathers and teachers, I ponder 'What is hell?
    6 — For Esme:—with Love and Squalor (69% in)
  • He started to write Dostoevski's name under the inscription, but saw—with fright that ran through his whole body—that what he had written was almost entirely illegible.
    6 — For Esme:—with Love and Squalor (70% in)

There are no more uses of "inscribe" in Nine Stories.

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