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synonyms for wreathe

  • convolute
  • convolve
  • corkscrew
  • fold
  • intertwine
  • lap
  • loop
  • rotate
  • scroll
  • snake
  • spiral
  • spire
  • turn
  • twine
  • twist
  • wind
  • writhe
  • intervolve
  • make serpentine
  • sinuate
  • wrap around
See also synonyms for: interwreathe / wreathed / wreathing

antonyms for wreathe

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  • straighten
  • untwist
  • free
  • let go
  • release
  • unloose
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How to use wreathe in a sentence

There’s also a correlation between how quickly a star rotates and how much activity is in its corona, the shroud of plasma that wreathes the star.
THESE STRANGE RADIO SIGNALS MIGHT NOT BE COMING FROM STARSLETO SAPUNAROCTOBER 14, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
As the band thrashed away in a flame-wreathed venue, concert attendees could be seen dancing and raising devil horns on screens surrounding the stage.
WHY COMPANIES ARE USING VIRTUAL CONCERTS TO INTRODUCE THEIR USERS TO THE METAVERSEALEXANDER LEESEPTEMBER 21, 2021DIGIDAY
Then it happened — Harrington, wreathed in Druidic smoke, hoisted his guitar above his head and pickaxed his instrument into the guts of the 12-foot mirror, shattering it into oblivion.
DARKSIDE RETURNS TO LAY CLAIM TO THE TITLE OF BEST PSYCHEDELIC ROCK BAND IN THE WORLDJEFF WEISSJULY 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As I looked down the property’s main lawn, Opus 40 framed the majestic Overlook Mountain to the west, its peak wreathed in fog.
THE HUDSON VALLEY’S OUTDOOR ART PARKS MAKE FOR AN ALLURING PANDEMIC DESTINATIONNEVIN MARTELLAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Ah, "fools and blind," you little know that you are making a garland of imperishable beauty to wreathe around His brow!
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEWJOHN MONRO GIBSON
Examples are wreath (with th as in think), but to wreathe (with th as in then); house, but to house (with s pronounced like z).
LANGUAGEEDWARD SAPIR
Fifty paces below, a column of opal smoke had begun to wreathe and stretch a languid flag.
THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Taking out a little cigarette case, she lights a cigarette, and watches the puff's of smoke wreathe shout her and die away.
A BIT O' LOVE (FOURTH SERIES PLAYS)JOHN GALSWORTHY
Most of such words are verbs, so distinguished from their cognate substantives, as wreathe from wreath.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 189, JUNE 11, 1853VARIOUS
Instead of using hats, they wreathe about their heads a fancy-colored shawl or handkerchief.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XXVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO WREATHE

  • convolute
  • convolve
  • corkscrew
  • fold
  • intertwine
  • intervolve
  • lap
  • loop
  • make serpentine
  • rotate
  • scroll
  • sinuate
  • snake
  • spiral
  • spire
  • turn
  • twine
  • twist
  • wind
  • wrap around
  • wreathe
  • writhe
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.