[ dih-baws, -bos ]
/ dɪˈbɔs, -ˈbɒs /
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verb (used with object)
to indent (a figure or design) into a surface: The design on the book's cover is debossed.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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