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synonyms for entwining

  • coil
  • enmesh
  • entangle
  • intertwine
  • interweave
  • weave
  • braid
  • corkscrew
  • curl
  • embrace
  • encircle
  • interlace
  • knit
  • lace
  • plait
  • spiral
  • surround
  • twine
  • wind
  • wreathe
  • interplait

antonyms for entwining

MOST RELEVANT
  • exclude
  • let go
  • release
  • straighten
  • unravel
  • untwist
  • unwind
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How to use entwining in a sentence

Cora stood foremost among the prisoners, entwining her arms in those of Alice, in the tenderness of sisterly love.
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
In the art of entwining the garlands of rhetoric around the framework of argument, Sheil stands conspicuous.
THE YOUNG PRIEST'S KEEPSAKEMICHAEL PHELAN
At each of the 135four corners is a colossal candelabrum of cast iron, with entwining serpents of bronze gilded.
INCIDENTS OF TRAVEL IN GREECE, TURKEY, RUSSIA, AND POLAND, 7TH ED. VOL. 2 OF 2JOHN LLOYD STEPHENS
It advances carefully, always entwining its tail round one branch before venturing on to another.
THE WESTERN WORLDW.H.G. KINGSTON
While he thought he was leading them on to confusion, they were actually entwining the meshes of the net around him.
BRAVE OLD SALTOLIVER OPTIC
Standing on the opposite side is another attendant, who is entwining a string of pearls in the princess's hair.
HOME PASTIMES; OR TABLEAUX VIVANTSJAMES H. HEAD
Then returning and entwining joyously, with their cool chrystalline arms.
MAN OF UZ, AND OTHER POEMSLYDIA HOWARD SIGOURNEY
"Happy as other men when they love—and are deceived," he said, unable to free himself of her entwining arms.
UNDER THE WITCHES' MOONNATHAN GALLIZIER
These claims have survived several generations, entwining themselves each year with the national history.
CHARLES SUMNER; HIS COMPLETE WORKS, VOLUME XI (OF 20)CHARLES SUMNER
These fish form groups, entwining their tails together, and remaining immoveable in a vertical position, with their heads upwards.
ECCENTRICITIES OF THE ANIMAL CREATION.JOHN TIMBS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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