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encompass

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1 to form a circle around

  • a necklace of sapphire-blue lakes encompasses the town
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2 to have as part of a whole

  • textbooks on American history are now likely to encompass its social history as well as its political and military history
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3 to surround or cover closely

  • a fog of mystery has long encompassed this fraternal organization, which is known for its secret rituals
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