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  • v. Present participle of enlace.


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  • During war or peace, the discipline of architecture was central to the duke's modus operandi, elegantly enlacing the fortunes of patron, architect, and artisan.

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  • Now, for the first time since he was a young, untrained lad, his desire rose unbidden, a deceitful serpent twining about him, enlacing him within its languorous coils.

    The Miko

  • He must be always a willing virgin, given up to life and so enlacing it.

    Adventures in the Arts Informal Chapters on Painters, Vaudeville, and Poets

  • Up in a dingy attic two little figures were seated on the side of a wretched straw-stuffed bed, their arms enlacing each other, their cheeks touching, their tears mingling.

    The Land of Mist

  • All kinds of geometrical figures are used, enlacing with graceful intricacy, intersecting, combining and dissolving; conventional foliage and fruit, Arabic inscriptions.

    The Land of The Blessed Virgin; Sketches and Impressions in Andalusia

  • And if the roses bloom a little less freely in this quiet, still enclosure than they would do in greater light and wilder air, this gives the rosery, in these hot June days, a touch of austere and more fragile beauty than that to be seen beyond its enlacing yews.

    The End of Her Honeymoon

  • And the bride-bed she weaves them, with myrtle enlacing, with curtains of green.

    Brother Copas

  • It was one of those moments when the accumulated impressions of life converge on heart and brain, elucidating, enlacing each other, in a mysterious confusion of beauty.

    The Custom of the Country

  • Arms enlacing one another, we walked the floor in silence, slowly passing from her chamber into mine, and back again, heads erect, challenging that Destiny whose shadowy visage we could now gaze on unafraid.

    The Reckoning

  • Freya, staggering under the rude push, again tried to draw near to him, enlacing him again in her arms, in order to repeat her imperious kiss.

    Mare Nostrum (Our Sea) A Novel


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