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  • verb Present participle of enfold.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the action of enfolding something

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Examples

  • Such souls testify with all they do that God's words can burn away dross and trivia, purify a person from sin, terrify in their seriousness of purpose, confound with their difficulty and give comfort with their enfolding love.

    Arnold M. Eisen: The Confounding, All-Penetrating And Revolutionary Voice Of God

  • Even as she was wafted back to her flat in the soft, enfolding, new-leather comfort of a luxurious Mercedes, barely able to keep her eyes open, she heard on the radio the story being taken up by others, rolling it on, building it ever bigger, that image of the Papal Cross taking on a life of its own.

    The Priest

  • A cochlear implant gives me an inkling of what it would be like, psychologically, to accept such an electronic enfolding.

    World Wide Mind

  • Such souls testify with all they do that God's words can burn away dross and trivia, purify a person from sin, terrify in their seriousness of purpose, confound with their difficulty and give comfort with their enfolding love.

    Arnold M. Eisen: The Confounding, All-Penetrating And Revolutionary Voice Of God

  • You close your damp eyes and dream for just a moment, feel the huge, enfolding wings of the mystical Quetzal as they descend upon you, wrap your soul with a gentle, mothering comfort.

    The Storefront Poet - Chapter the Last

  • A cochlear implant gives me an inkling of what it would be like, psychologically, to accept such an electronic enfolding.

    World Wide Mind

  • Steward was a god who was kind, who loved him with voice and lip, who loved him with touch of hand, rub of nose, or enfolding arm.

    CHAPTER V

  • Such souls testify with all they do that God's words can burn away dross and trivia, purify a person from sin, terrify in their seriousness of purpose, confound with their difficulty and give comfort with their enfolding love.

    Arnold M. Eisen: The Confounding, All-Penetrating And Revolutionary Voice Of God

  • The characters came alive for me and the use of the language put me in the middle of all that was enfolding.

    Advance reader reviews of Daughters of the Witching Hill by Mary Sharratt.

  • As Maltby disappeared from my view he appeared to be completely enveloped in tracers from the enfolding fire and it seemed impossible that he could survive.

    Walter (Bill) Gossner

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