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: to wrap in a covering : enfold
: to preoccupy or absorb mentally : engross
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bosom, bower, cocoon, embosom, embower, embrace, enclose (also inclose), encompass, enfold, enshroud, enswathe, envelop, invest, involve, lap, mantle, muffle, shroud, swathe, veil, wrap
14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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to deposit or conceal in a hiding place
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