Antonyms for entwining

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Among the Druids, the mistletoe was also sacred especially when entwining the oak.

What a fine new ray of light you are entwining with your many-colored wreath!

And if it succeeds in entwining itself about you, it crushes you with every part of its sinuous length.

Among other creepers was the vanilla, entwining itself round the trees and producing a pleasing effect.

Cora stood foremost among the prisoners, entwining her arms in those of Alice, in the tenderness of sisterly love.

The beeches, meeting aloft and entwining, fling the light and the spirit of the cathedral to the mossy floors.

At another point, the lady may "lean gently on his shoulder," their arms (as it appears) "entwining."

Entwining of the thistle around the maple tree, Scotia's sons have indented their names deep in Canadian history.

At each of the 135four corners is a colossal candelabrum of cast iron, with entwining serpents of bronze gilded.

In the art of entwining the garlands of rhetoric around the framework of argument, Sheil stands conspicuous.