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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of embark.

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Examples

  • After Fermat, Germain embarked on an eventful career as a physicist, a discipline in which she would again excel only to be confronted by the prejudices of the establishment.

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  • Instead of attempting to heal wounds caused by the election, Ahmadinejad during the first year of his second term embarked on an ambitious and rambunctious foreign and domestic policy agenda, which further alienated the middle class and angered rival conservative factions long suspicious of him and his entourage.

    Iran 'Far From United' Behind Ahmadinejad

  • Last fall, McCain embarked on a public-relations tour aimed at boosting Gen. Petraeus 'policy as well as his own campaign.

    The Daily 2008 - Real Clear Politics – TIME.com

  • John McCain embarked on a health care tour Monday, but veered off course seizing on the latest remarks by Rev. Wright.

    CNN=Politics Daily

  • On the other hand, when Putin embarked on his military adventure, he apparently did not factor in the presence of Israeli genius on enemy soil.

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  • Then they again embarked and taking with them the gazelle, set out to return homeward, but the murk of evening overtook them and they missed their way on the main.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • There we again embarked and sailed many days and nights, and we passed from isle to isle and sea to sea and shore to shore, buying and selling and bartering everywhere the ship touched, and continued our course till we came to an island as it were a garth of the gardens of

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Then the Captain embarked us in one of them (and he with us) whilst the rest of his men put off in the other, and rowed on with us till we arrived at the palace of the Caliphate where

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Captain embarked with Abu Sir he bore him back to the city, so Abu

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • All, in short, embarked on careers of making, unmaking, and remaking constitutions.

    A History of American Law

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