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insertion

Roget category 300

2. Words relating to space
2.4. Motion
›› 2.4.4. Motion with reference to direction

#300. [Forcible ingress.] Insertion

noun

insertion, implantation, introductioninsinuation etc. (intervention) 228planting, etc. v. — injection, inoculation, importation, infusionforcible ingress etc. 294immersionsubmersion, submergence, dip, plungebath etc. (water) 337interment etc. 363.
clyster [Med.], enema, glyster, lavage, lavement.

verb

insertintroduce, intromitput into, run intoimportinjectinterject etc. 298infuse, instill, inoculate, impregnate, imbue, imbrue.
graft, ingraft, bud, plant, implantdovetail.
obtrudethrust in, stick in, ram in, stuff in, tuck in, press, in, drive in, pop in, whip in, drop in, put inimpactempierce etc. (make a hole) 260.
imbedimmerse, immerge, mergebathe, soak etc. (water) 337dip, plunge etc. 310.
bury etc. (inter) 363.
insert itself, lodge itself &c. — plunge in medias res.

adjective

inserted etc. v..



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