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adjective as in encompassing

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adjective as in orbiting

adjective as in revolving

adjective as in rotary

preposition as in about

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Thousands more members of powerful tribes are now positioned at the entrances to Sanaa, encircling the city.

Encircling it as we sit on the ground, he begins a conversation with the Bwiti.

Waiters hoisting massive, gooey hazelnut dacquoise cakes spoon-feed the dancing guests encircling the stage.

She looked up in his face, leaning on his arm beneath the encircling shadow of the umbrella which he had lifted.

Walking with arms encircling waists, or such demonstrative tokens of love, are marks of low breeding.

A watch balance is made with a rim of brass encircling and firmly united to the rim of steel.

There are traces of an encircling wall, and projecting upwards from the centre is an extraordinary cruciform platform.

With the hand of death encircling my heart, I speak, and if the story find you cold—But it will not.

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On this page you'll find 105 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to encircling, such as: all-inclusive, broad, complete, encyclopedic, exhaustive, and extensive.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.