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used in The Adventures of Augie March

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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."
  • Going to Karnak to copy inscriptions.
    Chapter 21 (53% in)
  • In the kitchens were old men—flophouse, County Hospital, and mission attendance inscribed all over them big and bold, and there was nothing like the resentment of a fellow like Dawson in that striped shirt, who was close enough to Karas's condition to figure how he made profit, to hate and envy, and also to wish to be nifty at the track, to wear hound's-tooth checks, to have a case and binoculars and be seen with a proud-cheeked fine big broad.
    Chapter 13 (27% in)
  • From college there were books; from music, piano, etcetera; from the theater inscribed photos, also a sewing machine of spidery cast-iron, circa 1910, which I connected with costumes; her pictures were on the walls—flowers, oranges, bedsteads, nudes in the bath.
    Chapter 23 (44% in)

There are no more uses of "inscribe" in The Adventures of Augie March.

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