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  • verb Present participle of enwrap.


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  • He lifted his shoulders and the enwrapping blanket with them.


  • The guy who won an Oscar playing Bela Lugosi in Ed Wood, in which he rolled around in the mud, enwrapping himself in an unpersuasively rendered killer octopus.

    My Bacon Number is 3

  • In a report just released by the Canadian Boreal Initiative, titled "The Carbon The World Forgot," a trio of conservation biologists suggests the vast belt of forest and bogs enwrapping Canada, Scandinavia and Russia has largely been overlooked as important catchments for Earth-warming carbon dioxide.

    Todd Wilkinson: Will Climate Talks Give Trees the Brush Off?

  • The individual scenes of "Bamboo Blues" begin, and finally end, with loose-haired Silvia Farias Heredia in a faint pink gown spiraling and dipping and enwrapping herself in a gestural solo that suggests a siren's enticements.

    A Pina Bausch Visit to the Realm of Dreams

  • Meantime his eyes and thoughts and fears, were fixed upon the watchful figures; which, rendered unlike any figures of this world by the deep gloom and shade enwrapping and enfolding them, as well as by their looks and forms and supernatural hovering above the floor, were nevertheless as plainly to be seen as were the stalwart oaken frames, cross – pieces, bars and beams, set up there to support the Bells.

    The Chimes

  • Third is Nishida's way of elaborating this “within” in terms of enfolding or enwrapping, as a whole enfolds or contains parts that partially reflect it, or as the universal of color encompasses that of red, for example.

    Nishida Kitarô

  • Though he knew that he ought to be thankful for Ferse, for Diana, for himself, he could feel nothing but that profound pity for a fellow man so tortured and broken in his prime — profound pity, and a sort of creeping identification with the mystery of Nature enwrapping the dead man and this his resting-place.

    Maid in Waiting

  • To say that the finality which Art requires is merely an enwrapping mood, or flower of author, is not by any means to say that any robust fellow, slamming his notions down in ink, can give us these.

    The Inn of Tranquillity: Studies and Essays

  • The “small” moon had soon dropped down, and May night had fallen soft and warm, enwrapping with its grape-bloom colour and its scents the billion caprices, intrigues, passions, longings, and regrets of men and women.

    To Let

  • She felt his hunger emanating from him like a force field, enwrapping her in a primal warmth that counteracted the chill of no longer being in his arms.

    Strangers In the Night


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