engraft

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v engraft fix or set securely or deeply "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent","The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"
    • v engraft cause to grow together parts from different plants "graft the cherry tree branch onto the plum tree"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • engraft etc. See ingraft, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Engraft to graft (a shoot of one tree) into another: to introduce something: to fix deeply
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Usage

In literature:

Wandering about seems to be engrafted in your natures.
"A Virginia Scout" by Hugh Pendexter
Feminine influence has engrafted on his nature the defects of feminine character, without engrafting on it also its many virtues.
"Modern Women and What is Said of Them" by Anonymous
Should no such precaution be engrafted, the only remedy would be coercion.
"The Critical Period of American History" by John Fiske
In this, for all her engrafted wisdom, she showed herself a true limb of Eve.
"The Orchard of Tears" by Sax Rohmer
Private initiative set the pace, but the playground idea has at last been engrafted upon the municipal plan.
"The Battle with the Slum" by Jacob A. Riis
It is a favorite argument that we are not to blame for slavery, because the British engrafted it upon us, while we were colonies.
"An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans" by Lydia Maria Child
But the Senate, eager as it was, had not yet succeeded in engrafting the practice into the constitution.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 5 of 8" by Various
All description utterly fails to express the varied and exultant enjoyments God has engrafted into a right sexual state.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
Patriotic sentiment must be engrafted on the receptive soul of the child, and its range of sympathy widened and deepened.
"England and Germany" by Emile Joseph Dillon
The sacrifice of human beings was later engrafted on their simple faith by other tribes.
"Aztec Land" by Maturin M. Ballou
Is it not in faith that we are to be rooted, engrafted and grounded?
"Epistle Sermons, Vol. III" by Martin Luther
It has the rugged severity of an old chronicle with all that the imagination of the poet can engraft upon traditional belief.
"Hazlitt on English Literature" by Jacob Zeitlin
And how had such degradations been able to engraft themselves into the blood of his son?
"Their Son; The Necklace" by Eduardo Zamacois
It has not been engrafted on the minds of any portion of the Irish people by the Irish people themselves.
"Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888" by Edward VII
The civilization of Europe would soon have been engrafted upon its own.
"Sketches of Aboriginal Life" by V. V. Vide
It would be difficult to name an artist in Italy who so successfully engrafted the Flemish style on his own.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. V (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi
Should no such precaution be engrafted, the only remedy w^d lie in an appeal to coercion.
"The Journal of the Debates in the Convention which Framed the Constitution of the United States" by James Madison
One tribute of married men I particularly admired at, who, instead of horns, wore, engrafted on their forehead, a sort of hornbook.
"The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb" by Charles Lamb
Trembley next undertook to engraft one individual upon another!
"The Catholic World. Volume III; Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6." by E. Rameur
The first duel I ever witnessed was one which, at the expiration of forty years, is too vividly engrafted upon memory to be forgotten.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. III, No. XVII, October 1851" by Various
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In news:

A new technique to expand cord blood cells has demonstrated mixed results with myeloid engraftment in patients achieved in an average of 16 days.
Most transplants will engraft, and few patients will have significant graft-vs-host disease (GVHD).
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