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      vb   , -beds, -bedding, -bedded  
1    usually foll by: in   to fix or become fixed firmly and deeply in a surrounding solid mass  
to embed a nail in wood     
2    tr   to surround closely  
hard rock embeds the roots     
3    tr   to fix or retain (a thought, idea, etc.) in the mind  
4    tr     (Grammar)   to insert (a subordinate clause) into a sentence,   (Also)    imbed  
  embedment      n  
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dig in, drive in, fix, hammer in, implant, plant, ram in, root, set, sink  

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