Synonyms and Antonyms of enfold

  1. 1 to surround or cover closely darkness began to enfold the lonely house on the hill Synonyms bosom, bower, circumfuse, cocoon, embosom, embower, embrace, enclose (also inclose), encompass, enshroud, enswathe, envelop, enwrap, invest, involve, lap, mantle, muffle, shroud, swathe, veil, wrap Related Words curtain, drape; embed (also imbed), encase; swaddle; blanket, overlay, overspread; camouflage, cloak, disguise, mask; circle, encircle, enlace, enwind Near Antonyms bare, denude, expose, strip

  2. 2 to put one's arms around and press tightly the winner enfolded the huge bouquet of roses in her arms and thanked the judges Synonyms bear-hug, clasp, crush, enclasp, embrace, grasp, hug, strainRelated Words clamp, cling, cradle, grab, grip, hold; bosom, embosom, encircle, entwine, envelop, enwind; fold, lock, twine, wrap; cuddle, fondle, nestle, nuzzle, pat, pet, snuggle, stroke

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a brief usually trivial fact

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