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 (ĭn-rôt′, ĭn′rôt′)
1. Worked or woven in: an inwrought design.
2. Having a decorative pattern worked or woven in.
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1. (Crafts) worked or woven into material, esp decoratively
2. rare blended with other things
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1. worked in or closely combined with something.
2. wrought or worked with something by way of decoration.
3. Archaic. wrought or worked in.
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Adj.1.inwrought - having a decorative pattern worked or woven in; "an inwrought design"
adorned, decorated - provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction
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Adam's enthusiasm lay in these things; and our love is inwrought in our enthusiasm as electricity is inwrought in the air, exalting its power by a subtle presence.
The gates of the palace of John the Priest were "made of sardius, with the horn of the horned snake inwrought, so that no man might bring poison within." Over the gable were "two golden apples, in which were two carbuncles," so that the gold might shine by day and the carbuncles by night.
Britain's fair daughter of the southern sphere-- New Zealand--with responsive, grateful thought, A votive offering sends to deck thy bier-- A simple wreath of native flowers inwrought. (30) The 'native flowers' incorporate Australasia into the British Empire, while also drawing Burns into an Antipodean discourse of Britishness.
She stated in the letter to Burne-Jones that his work had a "strain of special sadness in it--perhaps a deeper sense of the tremendous outer forces which urge us than of the inner impulse towards heroic struggle and achievement--but the sadness is so inwrought with pure elevating sensibility to all that is sweet and beautiful in the story of man and in the face of the earth." Like Burne-Jones, Eliot sang a "strain of special sadness" in her poem "Arion," and Arion, too, "Poured forth the strain his dream had taught, / A nome with lofty passion fraught" (11.53-54; emphasis added).
We all know that inwrought with the genius of our Government, imbedded in our organism, written in the Constitution again and again, is the equality of the States in all the attributes attaching to States as such."); 1 ROGER FOSTER, COMMENTARIES ON the Constitution of the United States [section] 53, at 331 & n.9 (1895) (noting that the Supreme Court's equal footing decisions in cases like Permoli v.