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embedded
used in The Hidden Oracle

4 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
  • From the ground, Meg scooped up a frozen black peach and threw it with such force it embedded itself in the spirit's forehead, knocking him down.
    p. 58.3
  • The arrow embedded itself up to the fletching in the ant's forehead.
    p. 256.9
  • The arrow embedded itself in the packed earth with a dull thunk.
    p. 261.5
  • We flattened ourselves against Mama's armored head as she smashed through the trees, leaving a thousand wooden splinters embedded in my back.
    p. 315.9

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