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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At a Switch presentation in January, the venue was enveloped in a nightclub-like atmosphere.
The gargantuan black form invades his body, entering his eyes, ears, nose, and mouth, enveloping him whole.
When Kocian’s teammates have exhausted themselves mobbing her, Miss Val envelops her in her arms and kisses the top of her head.
Gently crack an egg into the center of the pot, letting the water swirl around it and allowing the white to envelop the yolk.
The scandal enveloping college basketball already has painted dirty a handful of schools and coaches.
In the early 20th century, the Mecca was enveloped by the South Side’s expanding Black Belt.
You just get enveloped in this very passionate fandom and get hit with this wall of love and support.
Lynch, by contrast, notes the harrowing aspects of small-town America with a quiet humanity, a deeply sympathetic understanding of the darkness that envelops it.
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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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