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verb as in envelop

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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.

A boy stretched out a hand to rest on the thigh of his date, sheathed in a red dress that matched her red hair.

You lived to see your country's independence established, and to sheathe your swords from war.

A couple of swords, neither of which could serve to sheathe the other.

Kuru's undivided kingdom Dhrita-rashtra rules alone, Let us sheathe our swords in friendship and the monarch's empire own!

I will sheathe this weapon in my heart, and, if I am mortal, my woes will be ended.

England and France were equally desirous to sheathe the sword.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sheathe, such as: encase, cover, enclose, surround, and wrap.

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