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adjective as in wrapped

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I stepped out of the bush plane to find everything swathed in granular snow; it all looked like a peaceful Christmas card to me.

And his black evening gowns with bodices swathed in sheer black organza were a well-balanced cocktail of sex and subtlety.

Several passengers swathed in bandages pressed themselves against the railing and chanted “Allah Akbar.”

In fact, a deep, wide stain showed crimson upon the bandages in which he had swathed his hand.

Lawrence would not have known him with his head all swathed up, if he had not been pointed out to him.

The tall but not very clerical figure was wrapped in a shawl and swathed round the throat with many turns of a woolen tippet.

I dont believe he is a man at all, but just a globular mass of conceit and unpublished matter, swathed in a college gown.

They are veiled and swathed in wraps, and seem to spend their time gossiping or asleep in the innermost recesses of the cabin.


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to swathed, such as: cloaked, encased, protected, clothed, enveloped, and sheathed.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.