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  • v. To clothe with flesh.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To clothe with flesh.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To incorporate as with the flesh; embody; incarnate.
  • To clothe with flesh.


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en- +‎ flesh


  • To last, love must enflesh itself in the materiality of the world—produce food, shelter, warmth or shade, surround itself with careful acts, well made things.

    Oikos and Logos: Chesterton's Vision of Distributism

  • The tiles allow whoever holds them to enflesh the most willful part of their souls.

    The Welkening

  • Whitman, Thoreau, Emerson and such men could not be artists in the fiction sense -- that their efforts were pathetic, when they tried to enflesh their literary efforts in story form.

    Child and Country A Book of the Younger Generation

  • Small, tender moments like this one fully enflesh Ferris 'central conceit and make it much more than a high-minded metaphor for the modern condition.

    NPR Topics: News

  • This is a plea for incarnational explanations: instead of making semantic distinctions, it would be much more helpful to me to enflesh these distinctions with stories of what it looks like to be missional.

    Glocal Christianity

  • Billions of people are "just women," and most of them are very good, very decent people, but could any of them have been the exceptional vessel meant to carry, nourish, enflesh and deliver to the world its Creator and Savior?

    The Anchoress

  • When he saw the titles and visualized what must be said to enflesh them, he felt that surge of excitement which had overcome him when General Funkhauser inserted him among the geniuses at Langley: "I'm being granted a second life ... a second time.



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