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  • v. Present participle of intwine.

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Examples

  • Among them have been found the Kimiri, native of Sumatra and the peninsula of Malacca; the cocoa-nut of Balci, known by its shape and size; the Dadass, which is planted by the Malays with the pepper-vine, the latter intwining round its trunk, and supporting itself by the prickles on its stem; the soap-tree; the castor-oil plant; trunks of the sago palm; and various kinds of seeds unknown to the Malays settled on the islands.

    Chapter XX

  • "It is a headache," said Marguerite, kindly but firmly lifting away the intwining arms.

    Bonaventure A Prose Pastoral of Acadian Louisiana

  • Then, intwining arms with a bright sylphid, she flew with her over the gardens in a trance of delight.

    Fairy Book

  • May such garlands of honor and worth bloom in perpetual beauty intwining the monuments of time and as a vignette of noble deeds embelish the pages of future history.

    Augusta County: unknown to unknown, June 2, 1862

  • Creepers that look like scarlet honeysuckles, and flowering vines of every variety of colour, hang in bright garlands and festoons, intwining the boughs of the trees; adorning, but not concealing the masses of bare rock and the precipitous crag that frowns amidst all this luxury of vegetation.

    Life in Mexico, During a Residence of Two Years in That Country

  • I again found myself very much in love; therefore immediately wrote a letter to the father; giving him, as I had done the young one, a gentle hint of the conflagration at Mr. Symond's; intwining an address to the mother, and throwing myself upon their clemency.

    Vicissitudes in Genteel Life

  • 'Steel Magnolias': Loves Street Playhouse production of comedy-drama about intwining lives of five women in a Southern town. 8 p.m. Nov. 12-14, 19-21 and 27-18 and 2 p.m. Nov. 15, 22 and

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  • The lake's pellucid bosom, catching from the azure sky a bright reflection* swelled, with seeming pride, beneath the sparkling splendour of the sunbeams; and morning's soft zephyr, sighing amid thp thick intwining foliage of vivid crea - tion, came laden with rich and delicious odours.

    The confessional of Valombre

  • His arms clung to his ribs, his legs intwining Each other, till fupplanted down he fell A monftrous ferpent on his belly prone,

    The Works of the English Poets

  • The arch itself was a beautiful object¾it remained in nearly a perfect state in many places¾ivy had crept into its crevices, and intwining with odoriferous plants, that grow wild in Africa, hung round it in festoons, formed by the hand of nature; a guard was kept near this entrance, day and night; and a drawbridge, thrown over a clear stream that ran through the grounds into the bay, was always lowered when necessary, and immediately drawn up on the side towards the castle.

    Cava of Toledo; or, the Gothic Princess

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