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used in The Mark of Athena

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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."
  • It showed an owl, Athena's sacred animal, with an olive branch on one side and a Greek inscription on the other.
    p. 220.1
  • But what's this inscription, AOE—Area Of Effect?"
    p. 309.7
  • The Romans said the pillars were inscribed with a Latin warning—
    p. 322.2
  • The entrance had a triangular roof, typical Roman columns, and an inscription across the top: M. AGRIPPA something or other.
    p. 439.3
  • The mantel was inscribed with a name, like a tomb.
    p. 442.1
  • The sphere was constructed from five concentric rings, each inscribed with zodiac symbols—the bull, the scorpion, et cetera—and seemingly random numbers and letters.
    p. 451.4
  • He wasn't great at Ancient Greek, but he could tell the inscription on the case read On Building Spheres.
    p. 456.3

There are no more uses of "inscribe" in The Mark of Athena.

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