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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INJECTED

Bodies in the dissecting-rooms are injected with preservative fluid.

To him I whispered my secret, and at his request I injected him with my elixir.

By the same force of will he injected into his being a degree of physical energy.

He injected a little more of the oil of persuasiveness into his voice.

To be injected or snuffed into the nose in obstinate cases of nosebleed.

The pepsin is added to the mixture only when warm, and is injected at once.

Quarts have been injected that way with most satisfactory results.

This is injected beneath the skin with a hypodermic syringe.

The veins of his face were injected and his features were shot with heavy wrinkles.

I felt his pulse, injected morphine, and asked him how he did?

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.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.