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wreathe

wreathe

 
pronunciation:
rith
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: wreathed, wreathes, wreathing
definition 1: to make into a wreath; bend, twist, or weave.
definition 2: to form a wreath around; encircle; envelop.
similar words:
encircle
definition 3: to form a wreath of; coil, twist, or curl.
definition 4: to crown or adorn with or as if with a wreath.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to take the shape of a wreath; form a ring.
definition 2: to move in a circular or curving course; coil, spiral, or curl.
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