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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of enswathe.


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  • Even in the current lame-duck session of Congress, their unsettling rhetoric has enswathed immigration in such claims.

    Stephan Salisbury: Terrorama: The Next Congress Will See Terror in Everything

  • Right now, despite the recent visits of a couple of reporters, those super-bases remain enswathed in a kind of policy silence.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • With no ceremony, she knelt down on the floor amidst the garbage and stinking puddles and smears of excrement and began wrapping the unconscious Amerie in this stuff; and when the nun was packaged like a choice cut in a butcher case, she enswathed Chief Burke.

    The Golden Torc

  • The whole planet was enswathed in tornadoes and worse.

    Cities In Flight

  • When his old leader became enswathed with election bandages,

    The Masques of Ottawa

  • Then the figure hurriedly caught up the bundle of woman's toggery that had enswathed its entrance to the inn, and through the dancing motes, over the sun-flecked floor, the same slim shadow, the shadow that resembled the lad who had slept by the hearth, the shadow that had slipped down the curving stairs, crept through another window, was off and away, lost in the other shadows of the night.

    Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 6, July 1905

  • God touched, whose lives He enswathed with the fire of zeal for Christ and His royal rights.

    Sketches of the Covenanters

  • The ten thousand wire hairs of its head are not only numbered, but enswathed in silk, and combed out in so marvellous a way that any one of them can in a flash be linked to any other.

    The History of the Telephone

  • A clap of thunder deafened them as a flame and a force enswathed the sycamore tree a few yards away, blowing off its bark, scattering its branches, making it all in an instant a blackened and blasted wreck.

    The Cost

  • The once free immortal Intelligence thus entangled, enswathed, enchained, works heavily and laboriously through the coatings that enwrap it.

    Death—and After?


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