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synonyms for etch

  • depict
  • engrave
  • imprint
  • incise
  • ingrain
  • inscribe
  • portray
  • stamp
  • compose
  • corrode
  • cut
  • define
  • delineate
  • describe
  • erode
  • execute
  • furrow
  • grave
  • impress
  • outline
  • picture
  • reduce
  • represent
  • eat into
  • set forth
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antonyms for etch

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  • build
  • confuse
  • neglect
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For the last time I referred to the map, pulpy and blurred with the day's exposure, and tried to etch it into my brain.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
The light tints come out very soft and smooth, but the black tones etch "flat" and lose all detail.
THE BUILDING OF A BOOKVARIOUS
Then, I love to etch, particularly on noses, and that was a good big one.
DAISYMIRANDA ELIOT SWAN
I do not know at what date my mother began to etch on copper.
MISCELLANEAJULIANA HORATIA EWING
She ate daintily, and as we talked, I studied her face as if I would etch it on my memory forever.
THE TRAIL OF '98ROBERT W. SERVICE
Warming with his theme, Hazlitt goes on in his essay to etch one memorable evening at the 'Southampton.'
OLD AND NEW LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
Such delicacy of features and perfect coloring are rare, and faces so beautiful etch deep on one's memory.
A SPECKLED BIRDAUGUSTA J. EVANS WILSON
It is often asserted that any one can etch who can draw, but this is a mistaken assertion likely to mislead.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 7VARIOUS
They etch their sharp lines upon the sky; and near them grow flowers of stature, including the lofty yellow lily.
THE COLOUR OF LIFEALICE MEYNELL
The pictures were in such demand that Cruikshank sat up all night to etch another plate.
LIVES OF GIRLS WHO BECAME FAMOUSSARAH KNOWLES BOLTON
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WORDS RELATED TO ETCH

  • burn
  • consume
  • decay
  • decompose
  • deteriorate
  • dissolve
  • eat into
  • engrave
  • erode
  • etch
  • oxidize
  • rot
  • rust
  • scour
  • sear
  • slash
  • smart
  • sting
  • tingle
  • wear away
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