American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To twine around or together: The ivy entwined the column.
- v. To twine or twist together.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To twine; twist round.
- To become twisted or twined.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To twine, twist, or wreathe together or round.
- v. To be twisted or twined.
- v. spin,wind, or twist together
- v. tie or link together
- en- + twine (Wiktionary)
“Her slightly loopy patchworked circles do not overlap or entwine.”
“In the tableau, you want to entwine flowers, candlesticks and personal objects, such as a bronze sculpture or a fleet of nutcrackers.”
“CUBE, to 20 AugRobert ClarkOld traditions entwine with present-day concerns in work by the 10 finalists for the 2011 Jameel Prize.”
“In this reality they are human bookends, their smooth knees opposed and sliding out of pairs of my own plaid boxers, their torsos twisted toward one another and stretching—in areas not meant to be stretched—the ribbed tank tops they borrowed; they hold hands, entwine their arms; they smile; they laugh until their lips fall briefly together.”
“Indeed, the cheap financing is leading some European banks to take steps that further entwine them with their governments.”
“I entwine my fingers in hers, and she watches me curiously.”
“Their fingers entwine, palm to palm, and he faces her fully for the first time.”
“She released herself to him completely, felt his passion entwine with hers.”
“Although the different stories may have no relationship with each other, the cast of characters make them entwine.”
“Flowers and berries of honeysuckle entwine new growth on woody tops of the banks and, in the footings, the poisonous scarlet berries of arum – or cuckoo pint – are unusually prolific.”
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