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adjective as in framed

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The building’s east side had been cleared of all protesters and encircled in barricades.

These currents, which stretch from the eastern seaboard across to southern Europe and northern Africa, encircle a region known as the Sargasso Sea.

This is likely because the cookies are in a soft container, so they’re not as easily jostled, and the baggies can be thoroughly encircled with bubble wrap.

From Eater

Theories of solar system formation predict that most planets are born in a disk of gas and dust that encircles a young star.

Further, booms — floating curtains made of plastic or other materials that serve as barriers to contain oil — could be used to encircle the vessel before it sinks, he said.

From Vox

Flesh encircled him at the main pool of the Paradise Hotel and Residences at Boca.

Plus “The stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth/And the smoke it encircled his head like a wreath”?

De Merode is hundreds of miles from his wife and daughters, encircled by hostile forces, a target on the back of his uniform.

With Donetsk now encircled, the stage is set for a final and potentially very bloody urban showdown.

The 7,000-ton freighter is still stocked with sake bottles and four fighter planes, and it is encircled by gray reef.

It was encircled by a ditch, but the drawbridge was down, and the rust on its chains argued that long had it been so.

In the outer part of the garden, especially towards the north-west, a thick border of trees encircled it, as with a frame.

With her all-powerful and elastic muscles she encircled and oppressed her mount, clawing with two great talons at his breast.

He was not of the Allied Patrol nor of any branch of the police force that encircled the world in its operations.

In the center of the encircled valley a lake shimmered blue as the sky, and about that lake was a city.


On this page you'll find 100 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to encircled, such as: belted, bordered, surrounded, circumscribed, compassed, and defined.

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