In this excerpt from "colonialism in the united states" by henry c. lodge, which word is closest in meaning to the word indelibly? long after the world to which it belonged has vanished, a habit of thought will live on, indelibly imprinted upon a race or nation, like the footprint of some extinct beast or bird upon a piece of stone.
Explanation: the denotation of a word is its literal meaning, the definition that we can find in a dictionary, a word can have several denotations (or definitions). In the given excerpt from "Collonialism in the United States" by Henry C. Lodge, the closest meaning to the word "indelibly" is the corresponding to option C: permanently, because it is comparing it to the footprint of some extinct beast upon a piece of stone (which is permanent).
if your on plato its permanently
Permanently is the correct answer
The correct answer is option C. "permanently". In the excerpt from "Colonialism in the United States" by Henry C. Lodge herein shown the word "indelible" is used to describe the race or nation that remains even after the world has vanished. Therefore, "permanently" is the word that has the closest meaning with "indelible" in this excerpt
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