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Emboss vs. Imboss

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Embossverb

(transitive) To mark or decorate with a raised design or symbol.

‘The papers weren't official until the seal had been embossed on them.’;

Imbossverb

See Emboss.

Embossverb

(transitive) To raise in relief from a surface, as an ornament, a head on a coin, etc.

Embossverb

(obsolete) Of a hunted animal: to take shelter in a wood or forest.

Embossverb

(obsolete) To drive (an animal) to extremity; to exhaust, to make foam at the mouth.

Embossverb

(obsolete) To hide or conceal in a thicket; to imbosk; to enclose, shelter, or shroud in a wood.

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Embossverb

(obsolete) To surround; to ensheath; to immerse; to beset.

Embossverb

To raise the surface of into bosses or protuberances; particularly, to ornament with raised work.

‘Botches and blains must all his flesh emboss.’;

Embossverb

To raise in relief from a surface, as an ornament, a head on a coin, or the like.

‘Then o'er the lofty gate his art embossedAndrogeo's death.’; ‘Exhibiting flowers in their natural color embossed upon a purple ground.’;

Embossverb

To make to foam at the mouth, like a hunted animal.

Embossverb

To hide or conceal in a thicket; to imbosk; to inclose, shelter, or shroud in a wood.

‘In the Arabian woods embossed.’;

Embossverb

To surround; to ensheath; to immerse; to beset.

‘A knight her met in mighty arms embossed.’;

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Embossverb

To seek the bushy forest; to hide in the woods.

Embossverb

raise in a relief;

‘embossed stationary’;

Embossverb

carve, mould, or stamp a design on (a surface or object) so that it stands out in relief

‘the silverware is embossed with falcons’; ‘an embossed brass dish’;

Embossverb

carve, mould, or stamp (a design) on a surface or object

‘a dull gold casing with the logo embossed on the front’;

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