Examples of wreathe in a Sentence
decided to wreathe the grapevines into a beribboned swag to give the room the “country look”
wreathed small flowers into the design for the wallpaper
Recent Examples of wreathe from the Web
Out in the parking lot, wreathed in the citrusy odor of the sunscreen four young men are slathering on their torsos before heading across Ocean Avenue, some of those who've opted out explain why.
The walk up the steps to the Royal Box after the game, the losing team’s faces locked in grief, the winners’ wreathed in smiles.
Here is an excerpt from the May 7, 1885, edition of The Bee: Mrs. Crocker, her face wreathed in smiles of happiness, arose and bowed to the audience, which returned the courtesy with cheers and the slapping of thousands of hands.
When Fawcett returns after one expedition, the front of his English house is wreathed in creepers, as if the tendrils of vines had spread across the sea.
Ghostly villagers assembled, silent and wreathed with smoke as their buildings burned and burned.
Working with production designer Dante Ferretti and cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto, Scorsese has created a vision of a feudal Japan, wreathed in mist and caked in grime.
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Origin and Etymology of wreathe
First Known Use: 1530See Words from the same year
WREATHE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wreathe for English Language Learners
: to surround or cover (something)
WREATHE Defined for Kids
Definition of wreathe for Students
- Evergreen branches were wreathed and hung.
- The girls … wreathed their hair with … blossoms.
- —Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Avonlea
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