Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of wreath.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • She gazed at me for a moment with a queer expression wreathing her features, as she finally said with just the faintest shadow of a smile: ` ` We never talk about the early history of Her Majesty. ''

    Court Life In China

  • a moment with a queer expression wreathing her features, as she finally said with just the faintest shadow of a smile: "We never talk about the early history of Her Majesty."

    Court Life in China

  • Just a glance of appreciation from the clear-searching eyes, a word of thanks from the clear-ringing voice, just a slight wreathing of the lips in the wonderful smile, and he walked with the gods for hours to come.

    THE WISDOM OF THE TRAIL

  • For the first time he had felt a call from without for the best that was in him. just a glance of appreciation from the clear-searching eyes, a word of thanks from the clear-ringing voice, just a slight wreathing of the lips in the wonderful smile, and he walked with the gods for hours to come.

    The Wisdom of the Trail

  • Holt remained bound, and Valery stood near the wall, smoky magic wreathing her arms.

    Crimson Wind

  • She closed her eyes as the smoke wreathing her fingers turned silver-green and drifted down over Max.

    Crimson Wind

  • They passed down through the scintillant, magical sheen, their moccasins rhythmically crunching the snow and their breaths wreathing mysteriously from their lips in sprayed opalescence.

    CHAPTER 14

  • I hadn't seen him duck the bindweed wreathing the entrance, or noticed the little light there was lessen as he moved beside me, but he had.

    Acceptance

  • Eli stepped through the door, an apologetic grimace wreathing his face.

    How to Flirt with A Naked Werewolf

  • Someone had doused the cloth in water and it clung to my face wet and warm, wreathing over fever.

    excerpt from a forthcoming novel

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