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But Bothwell had managed to inject a fly into the ointment of my content.

I will now inject a little of the blood serum of the victims into a white mouse.

That way you can find a chance to inject the stimulant when they are not looking.

If you want to get alcohol into my system you must inject it under my skin.

I merely wish to inject an idea into your brain, and leave it there to fructify.

He said, oh yes, he could—he could inject air into a vein, and lots of things.

You had to inject morphia after every hæmorrhage, to subdue that awful agitation.

We should be glad to comply with any law that will protect us and not inject doubts into our business and encourage piracy.

On this assurance, I allowed him to inject a dose into my arm.

These insects are said to inject disease germs into any horse they bite.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from Latin iniectus "a casting on, throwing over," past participle of inicere "to throw in or on," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + -icere, comb. form of iacere "to throw" (see jet (v.)). Related: Injectable; injected; injecting.

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