emblazon

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From en- +‎ blazon, from Old French blason (shield).

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emblazon (third-person singular simple present emblazons, present participle emblazoning, simple past and past participle emblazoned)

  1. (transitive) To adorn with prominent markings.
  2. (transitive) To inscribe upon.
    The benefactor's image is emblazoned on our memory.
  3. (transitive, heraldry) To draw (a coat of arms).
  4. (transitive) To celebrate or extol as with deeds or merit.

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