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  • v. Past participle of interweave

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Past participle of interweave.

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

  • adj. linked or locked closely together as by dovetailing


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  • So interwoven is the relationship between the people of the Fergana Valley, regardless of their citizenship, that a 1999 bank bombing in the Kyrgyz city of Osh resulted in the arrest and subsequent execution of two brothers from Andijan in Uzbekistan, a few hours 'drive away.


  • Maurice may have wept as sincerely over the errors of Arminius as any one of "the crocodile crew that believe in election;" Barneveld and Grotius may have been on the road to Rome; none of these things seem probable, but if they were all proved true in opposition to his views, we should still have the long roll of glowing tapestry he has woven for us, with all its life-like portraits, its almost moving pageants, its sieges where we can see the artillery flashing, its battle-fields with their smoke and fire, -- pictures which cannot fade, and which will preserve his name interwoven with their own enduring colors.

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  • Samuel Lloyd III, dean of the cathedral, called the interwoven prayers and chants in the sanctuary a symphony to "the hidden oneness within the human race."

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  • And through the Keeps we were next introduced to the Stapletons – a name interwoven with our history for many years.

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  • Theirs was an old family, and a historical name interwoven with the destinies of the two hemispheres.

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  • Citigroup remains too "interwoven" to fail even after the government has plowed billions into rescuing the banking titan and Congress has passed laws taking aim at financial behemoths, Citi Chairman Richard Parsons told CNBC.

    Richard Parsons, Citigroup Chairman: Bank Is 'Too Interwoven' To Fail

  • It is not going to be easy, because everybody got kind of interwoven and it is hard to explain to people how this happened.

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  • Erwin Roth, who is advising Salzburg, Austria, on its possible Winter Olympics bid for 2014 and has attended IOC meetings since 1979, says the so-called Olympic movement is "interwoven" and you "have to be around all the time." - Salesmanship at the core of Big Apple's Olympic bid

  • Then came the kind of interwoven connections that crisscross the staff head coach Pete

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  • Obviously, if we were going to continue, that's kind of interwoven in the blueprint.



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