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Ingrown  adj.  Having grown or appearing to grow into some other substance, especially a fingernail or toenail growing into the adjacent flesh.
Ingrown toenail, a toenail whose edges have becoming imbedded in the adjacent flesh.

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"Ingrown" Quotes from Famous Books

... mind, Banneker had been injected into a situation typical of all that is worst in American industrial life, a local manufacturing enterprise grown rich upon the labor of underpaid foreigners, through the practice of all the vicious, lawless, and insidious methods of an ingrown autocracy, and had believed it to be fairly representative. Had not Horace Vanney, doubtless genuine in his belief, told ...
— Success - A Novel • Samuel Hopkins Adams

... time and concretions of qualities associated in existence are alike involved in daily life and inextricably ingrown into the structure of reason. In consciousness and for logic, association by similarity, with its aggregations and identifications of recurrences in time, is fundamental rather than association by contiguity ...
— The Life of Reason • George Santayana

Words linked to "Ingrown" :   ingrown toenail, ingrown hair, ingrowing, unhealthy

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