surrounding

[ suh-roun-ding ]SEE DEFINITION OF surrounding

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SURROUNDING

Quite often the cave gave way to the pressure of the surrounding rock.

The conflict in the surrounding shrubbery had already almost ceased.

Furthermore, the mush of “vegetables” surrounding the house was more than fulfilled.

But this is his manner of approaching and surrounding a question.

The tale of the grasshoppers is naturally suggested by the surrounding scene.

And is the surrounding country productive, or in need of importations?

The bricks of the surrounding pavements are often covered with a fine, dark moss!

The surrounding walls are overrun with vines and bordered by pear trees.

The church is cruciform, and its spire the landmark for the surrounding country.

The surrounding hills are scarred all over with the opening of mines.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SURROUNDING

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