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synonyms for encircles

  • enclose
  • encompass
  • envelop
  • hem in
  • surround
  • band
  • circle
  • circuit
  • compass
  • cover
  • enfold
  • environ
  • girdle
  • inclose
  • invest
  • ring
  • wreathe
  • begird
  • cincture
  • enring
  • gird in
  • halo
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antonyms for encircles

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  • free
  • let go
  • release
  • unloose
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How to use encircles in a sentence

This was the first small beginning of that great tourist business which now encircles the habitable globe.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
A diadem encircles her hair, she sits upon a throne, the throne rests upon clouds.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
Yet a romance of literary and historic interest encircles it.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 97, NOVEMBER, 1865VARIOUS
Again the mountain is concealed by an elevation of the ring which girdles it as Monte Somma encircles Vesuvius.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
The pedestals from which the columns of this arcade spring rest on a bold but simple base-table that also encircles the building.
CATHEDRAL CITIES OF ITALYWILLIAM WIEHE COLLINS
She turned and they walked slowly along the pavement that encircles the railings of the square garden.
THE INCREDIBLE HONEYMOONE. NESBIT
It is situated on a great rock in a narrow valley, and surrounded on three sides by the Elz brook, that nearly encircles the rock.
THE LIFE OF THE MOSELLEOCTAVIUS ROOKE
Merklin is a picturesque, if battered, Bohemian who encircles himself somewhat showily with a halo of alleged mysticism.
MODERNITIESHORACE BARNETT SAMUEL
There are two layers of muscles, one of which encircles the body, while the other extends parallel with its length.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
A chain fence encircles this proud and noble monument, and shuts off all conveyances.
THE YOUTHFUL WANDERERGEORGE H. HEFFNER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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