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verb[WITH OBJECT]usually be enwreathed
Surround or envelop (something)‘the lofty battlements, thickly enwreathed with ivy’
encircle, enclose, encompass, ring, gird, girdle, go aroundView synonyms
- ‘And you have not read him, they say, until you have read him enwreathed with Blake's furious scribbling.’
- ‘The text enwreathing Leo's roaring image reads ‘Ars Gratia Artis’.’
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