entwine entwine  /ɛn ˈtwaɪn/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) tie or link together
  2. (v) spin,wind, or twist together

Usage(s):

  1. Couples recline, neuroses entwine, and Benny, friendly, polite and stupid, gets drunk and inadvertently invents the mad fad of yo-yoing.
  2. Five characters of widely varying ages entwine, sort themselves out and entwine in new pairings over decades.
  3. Indeed, when attempting to answer the most basic of questionshis position on the war in Iraq, for examplehe tends to entwine himself in endless codicils and subclauses.

News

  • Literary event of the week: Vidar Sundstol

    Northern Minnesota's people, landscape and history richly entwine in Norwegian author Vidar Sundstol's "The Land of Dreams," the first book in his critically acclaimed "Minnesota Trilogy" to be published in English.
    on October 13, 2013     Source: Pioneer Press

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Quotes

  1. Mr Boorman said: "I've been fortunate with my career - and being able to entwine it with my love of motorcycles and adventure has been fantastic. It's the best of both worlds and I hope that in some way this project provides a similar experience for...
    on Oct 10, 2008 By: Charley Boorman Source: Press and Journal

  2. About recurring images of green, Mira says, "I have maintained a huge garden in my home. It gives me solace. I tried to entwine it in the scene where Tabu hears of her husband's death. She rushes to the open green stretch outside her home, screams...
    on Apr 7, 2007 By: Mira Nair Source: Hindu

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