Antonyms for encircled

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The iron had not only encircled his wrist, but had entered his soul as well.

An arm, clothed in some silken material, encircled his throat.

Encircled with enemies, distrusted, Steve defends his rights.

It was made blacker by the wreath of leaves that encircled her head.

He thought he would first examine the garden, which encircled the house on all sides.

Her head fell back, but her arms yet encircled me, as though to retain me still.

He must ask her no questions, however deep the mysteries which encircled her might seem.

Thus he spake, and the son of Saturn encircled his wife in his arms.

The town is encircled on the land side by a brick loop-holed wall.

Louise started from the arm that encircled her and fled toward the lighted mansion.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from en- (1) "make, put in" + circle. Related: Encircled; encircling; encirclement.

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