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

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Examples

  • And no enwreathed children will greet Americans in the streets with lily-white flower petals.

    Ahmed Moor: America Cannot Go to War for Israel

  • A Gothic castle almost takes on the role of a central character: 'The lofty battlements, thickly enwreathed with ivy, were half demolished, and become the residence of birds of prey.

    Ann Radcliffe (1764-1823)

  • At its center is a circular map of the earth, enwreathed by olive branches on a blue field.

    The Great Experiment

  • Mr. Goodchild looked at Idle, but Idle lay with his head enwreathed in smoke.

    The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices

  • The lofty battlements, thickly enwreathed with ivy, were half demolished, and become the residence of birds of prey.

    The Romance of the Forest

  • The broken battlements, enwreathed with ivy, proclaimed the fallen grandeur of the place, while the shattered vacant window-frames exhibited its desolation, and the high grass that overgrew the threshold seemed to say how long it was since mortal foot had entered.

    A Sicilian Romance

  • One hand held gracefully to his breast the parson makes his bow, his sharp civil features enwreathed in the most disarming of smiles.

    Sterne's Great Game

  • Furthermore, while maiden Lavinia stands beside her father feeding the altars with holy fuel, she was seen, oh, horror! to catch fire in her long tresses, and burn with flickering flame in all her array, her queenly hair lit up, lit up her jewelled circlet; till, enwreathed in smoke and lurid light, she scattered fire over all the palace.

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • Then lord Anchises enwreathed a great bowl and filled it up with wine; and called on the gods, standing high astern ...

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • She was from the middle-West, and despite the fact that she was married, and that twenty-one half-blown blush roses had enwreathed her last birthday cake, she had the alert, quizzical brightness of a child who challenges everybody and everything that passes with the countersign -- "Why?"

    What Dress Makes of Us

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