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synonyms for enveloping

  • encircling
  • surrounding
  • ambient
  • circumferential
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How to use enveloping in a sentence

His ecstacy was a drug, enveloping his senses; again it was a fire that threatened the very altar of his soul.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
The Maker of Sounds was garbed in an all-enveloping white burnous and a white skull cap.
FIFTY CONTEMPORARY ONE-ACT PLAYSVARIOUS
These clothes passed partly through the gap, the sail-cloth outside enveloping them.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
The red flames rise and lick up the sides, while the enveloping smoke wreathes around the corpse.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
Then, suddenly, the thick, all-enveloping mists that held them were gone.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
Enveloping attacks result in local frontal attacks; advantage of envelopment.
MANUAL OF MILITARY TRAININGJAMES A. MOSS
Both are watching each other intently now—he with a puzzled sense of lazy enveloping firelight.
YOUNG PEOPLE'S PRIDESTEPHEN VINCENT BENET
"Of course," said Nellie, re-enveloping the wound hastily, as though Edward Henry was not worthy to regard it.
THE REGENTE. ARNOLD BENNETT
Over all hung a thick, soggy atmosphere, an enveloping mist, a somewhat disagreeable odour.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
Clytia especially had the art of enveloping them in her sympathy, though her intellectual faculties were employed elsewhere.
UNVEILING A PARALLELALICE ILGENFRITZ JONES AND ELLA MARCHANT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO ENVELOPING

  • ambient
  • circumferential
  • encircling
  • enveloping
  • surrounding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.