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envelop

en·vel·op

envelop

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn ve lp
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: enveloped, enveloping, envelops
definition: to cover, wrap, enclose, or surround.
Fog enveloped the river.I was enveloped in her arms.
synonyms:
cover, encircle, encompass, enfold, enshroud, enwrap, wrap
similar words:
bathe, blanket, case, cloak, clothe, embrace, encase, enclose, enwreathe, fold, gulf, hood, mantle, muffle, pocket, roll, sheathe, shroud, surround, swaddle, swallow, swathe
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