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verb as in twist around

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Example Sentences

The grandfather’s sperm DNA changed its shape, leaving a blueprint of the experience entwined in the genes.

More ephemeral — and thus more characteristic — are Annie Broderick’s cloud of suspended cotton twill and Adjoa Burrowes’s shredded-cardboard wall piece, which entwines strips of a box’s raw-brown and printed-blue sides.

The business model for premium short-form programming is similarly entwined.

From Digiday

If it turns out that dodders truly use only FT from hosts to induce flowering, Westwood says that would be a simple and elegant example of how evolution has entwined plant parasites with the organisms they depend on for survival.

For Crompton, this particular produce-themed product is closely entwined with art history.

From Eater

C2 was clearly preferable, since the disparate strands needed to entwine.

Thought and action are not mutually exclusive; at their best, they entwine, like a strand of DNA.

I said, with my imagination full of boa-constrictors big enough to entwine and crush us up.

Her eyes never moved from him, her fingers to the last sought to entwine themselves with his.

They entwine garlands around the high pillars, and put wreaths of laurel over the arched windows.

From that day forward he would scarcely part from Virginia, so completely did she entwine herself round his heart.

A beautiful portion of Holland's glorious history affords the espalier, around which the tendrils of my narrative entwine.


On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to entwine, such as: coil, enmesh, entangle, intertwine, interweave, and weave.

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