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 for embossed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Emboss \Em*boss"\ (?; 115), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Embossed (?;
     115); p. pr. & vb. n. Embossing.] [Pref. em- (L. in) +
     boss: cf. OF. embosser to swell in bunches.]
     1. To raise the surface of into bosses or protuberances;
        particularly, to ornament with raised work.
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              Botches and blains must all his flesh emboss.
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     2. To raise in relief from a surface, as an ornament, a head
        on a coin, or the like.
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              Then o'er the lofty gate his art embossed
              Androgeo's death.                     --Dryden.
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              Exhibiting flowers in their natural color embossed
              upon a purple ground.                 --Sir W.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Embossed \Em*bossed"\ (?; 115), a.
     1. Formed or covered with bosses or raised figures.
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     2. Having a part projecting like the boss of a shield.
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     3. Swollen; protuberant. [Obs.] "An embossed carbuncle."
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: embellished with a raised pattern created by pressure or
             embroidery; "brocaded silk"; "an embossed satin";
             "embossed leather"; "raised needlework"; "raised
             metalwork" [syn: brocaded, embossed, raised]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  63 Moby Thesaurus words for "embossed":
     anaglyphic, anaglyptic, anastatic, bold, bossed, bossy, carved,
     ceroplastic, chased, confirmed, deep-dyed, deep-engraven,
     deep-fixed, deep-grounded, deep-laid, deep-rooted, deep-seated,
     deep-set, deep-settled, dyed-in-the-wool, embedded, engrafted,
     engraved, engraven, entrenched, established, etched,
     firmly established, glyphic, glyptic, graven, hammered, implanted,
     impressed, imprinted, in relief, indelibly impressed, infixed,
     ingrained, ingrown, inveterate, inwrought, long-established,
     modeled, molded, old-line, on a rock, on bedrock, raised, rooted,
     sculpted, sculptile, sculptured, set, settled, stabilized,
     toreutic, vested, well-established, well-founded, well-grounded,
     well-set, well-settled

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