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All the afternoon they wandered about, until black night encompassed them.

There was a wedge-shaped garden in front, and it was encompassed by chestnut-trees.

I felt I ought to marry her at once to shield her from the dangers that encompassed her.

They have encompassed them with gardens, and filled them with fountains.

The top rises in a cone, or pyramid of stone, encompassed by battlements.

The smiles that encompassed him seemed to him like mere grimacing.

I was like a man in a dream, encompassed by invisible obstacles.

From the cradle to the grave we are encompassed by the trust.

Henceforth flight was impossible; the Indians had encompassed the island.

Women were appointed by Augustus to sit in the portico, which encompassed the whole.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, from en- (1) "make, put in" + compass. Related: Encompassed; encompasses; encompassing.

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