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encircling

adjective

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encircling

verb
present participle of encircle

Synonyms of encircling (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to travel completely around
  • communication satellites encircling the earth

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2 to form a circle around
  • immediately after announcing their engagement, the couple was encircled by their applauding friends

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“Encircling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/encircling. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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