EMBOSS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EMBOSS
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 v.  mold or carve in relief; decorate with or as if with a raised design
Classic Sentence:
1  She tapped on the window with her embossed hairbrush.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
2  So did they all--hand glasses, tin cans, scraps of scullery glass, harness room glass, and heavily embossed silver mirrors--all stopped.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 11
3  She held out for him a massive gold watch, heavily embossed, from which dangled a chain with many fobs and seals.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
4  Behind them soldiers and officers bore a large, dark-faced icon with an embossed metal cover.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXI
Example Sentence:
1  Your local shoe-repair store can emboss it with his initials.
2  She handed me a business card with her name neatly embossed on it.
3  The silver cup is embossed with a design of flowers.
4  The silver vase is embossed with a design of flowers.