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synonyms for sheathe

  • encase
  • cover
  • enclose
  • surround
  • wrap
See also synonyms for: sheathed / sheathing
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antonyms for sheathe

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  • free
  • let go
  • release
  • uncover
  • unwrap
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How to use sheathe in a sentence

Unlike Palin, Murkowski doesn’t dress moose, or sheathe herself in waders to catch salmon for the cameras, but she can do what has to be done.
IT’S TIME FOR MURKOWSKI TO LEAVE THE DARK SIDE AND JOIN THE DEMSMARGARET CARLSONJULY 14, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
A boy stretched out a hand to rest on the thigh of his date, sheathed in a red dress that matched her red hair.
HOW A RURAL VIRGINIA TOWN CAME TOGETHER FOR AN UNFORGETTABLE PANDEMIC PROMHANNAH NATANSONMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You lived to see your country's independence established, and to sheathe your swords from war.
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
A couple of swords, neither of which could serve to sheathe the other.
EMILY BRONTA. MARY F. (AGNES MARY FRANCES) ROBINSON
Kuru's undivided kingdom Dhrita-rashtra rules alone, Let us sheathe our swords in friendship and the monarch's empire own!
MAHA-BHARATAANONYMOUS
I will sheathe this weapon in my heart, and, if I am mortal, my woes will be ended.
AURIOLW. HARRISON AINSWORTH
England and France were equally desirous to sheathe the sword.
THE EMPIRE OF AUSTRIA; ITS RISE AND PRESENT POWERJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
We watched the flaming daggers stab the air fitfully, and finally sheathe themselves for good.
SUMMER CRUISING IN THE SOUTH SEASCHARLES WARREN STODDARD
He is willing to write a whole essay in criticism for the sake of the “insinuations” which his deceitful blandness will sheathe.
FRENCH CLASSICSWILLIAM CLEAVER WILKINSON
The next moment, pausing only to sheathe his ensanguined sword, he took a graceful dive into the river.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 152, JANUARY 24, 1917VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO SHEATHE

  • deduct
  • discount
  • pull back
  • recede
  • recoil
  • reel in
  • retreat
  • sheathe
  • shrink
  • start back
  • subtract
  • take away
  • withdraw
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