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cocoon

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cocoon

  1. 1 something that encloses another thing especially to protect it <he retired to the cocoon of his study whenever he'd had enough of the company> Synonyms armor, capsule, casing, {h,1}case, cover, covering, encasement, housing, hull, husk, jacket, pod, sheath, shellRelated Words cartridge, cassette (also casette); bark, crust; carapace, house, mail, panoply, plate, plating, shield; cuticle, hide, skin; envelope, package, wrapper; backing, coating, coverture, facing

  2. 2 something that serves as a protective barrier <as the TV had been packed in a cocoon of Styrofoam, it arrived in one piece> Synonyms buffer, bumper, cushion, cushioning, fender, padRelated Words baffle, muffler; padding; safeguard, shield; barricade, cordon




cocoon

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of cocoon

  1. to surround or cover closely <cocooned in puffy down parkas, we braved the bitter cold as best we could> Synonyms bosom, bower, circumfuse, enfold, embosom, embower, embrace, enclose (also inclose), encompass, enshroud, enswathe, envelop, enwrap, invest, involve, lap, mantle, muffle, shroud, swathe, veil, wrapRelated Words curtain, drape; embed (also imbed), encase; swaddle; blanket, overlay, overspread; camouflage, cloak, disguise, mask; circle, encircle, enlace, enwindNear Antonyms bare, denude, expose, strip





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