Examples of envelop in a Sentence
a chronic mistrust of outsiders envelops that neighborhood, cutting it off from the rest of the city
the truth of the presidential assassination is enveloped in a dense fog of myths and conspiracy theories
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Kenneth Whyte, a Canadian newspaper and magazine editor and chronicler of William Randolph Hearst, is the latest to try to retrieve this perplexing figure from the controversy and contempt that have enveloped him.
Mosquitoes, which the government fears carry dengue, cholera and Zika, are enveloping the hundreds of structures that mask what used to be hundreds of homes and businesses.
By 2015, the team had confirmed that the plumes didn't come from an isolated warm reservoir of water, but a global subsurface ocean that envelops the moon underneath roughly 20 miles of icy crust.
The fog is not expected to be as thick as Wednesday, when near zero visibility fog enveloped downtown Cincinnati and northern Kentucky.
Most of these particles are deflected by Earth's magnetic field, which envelops our planet and flows into and out of the poles.
Pattern, pattern everywhere — Persian Pear wallpaper by Joanna Rock envelops the master bedroom in a Lake Michigan house designed by Martin Horner.
The cabin at 11720 W. Howard Ave. was long ago enveloped in 20th century raiment.
The historic calm that enveloped U.S. stocks for much of this year has been upended twice in the past two weeks.
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Origin and Etymology of envelop
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsbox (in), cage, closet, coop (up), corral, encage, encase, enclose, fence (in), hedge, hem (in), house, immure, include, mew (up), pen, wall (in)
Related Wordsbound, circumscribe, confine, contain, limit, restrict; encircle, encompass, enfold, enframe, enlace, frame, ring, surround; armor, cocoon, encapsulate, encapsule, encyst, ensheathe, ensphere, enwomb
Near Antonymsbare, denude, expose, strip
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