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encase

verb

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to close or shut in by or as if by barriers
  • fear of the outside world can encase a person just as surely as stone walls

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The first known use of encase was in 1633

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“Encase.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/encase. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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