interwoven interwoven  /ˌɪn tər ˈwoʊ vən/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) interlace by or as if by weaving
  2. (adj) linked or locked closely together as by dovetailing

Usage(s):

  1. Also, faith for many of us is interwoven with doubt, a doubt that can strengthen faith and give it perspective and shadow.
  2. To tell this story Gibbons and Moore deployed about a dozen fugually interwoven plots and an intricate system of echoing visual motifs.
  3. Because the IRGC's actions are always interwoven with the religious-nationalist ideology of Iran's hardliners, extricating the British may be complicated.

News

  1. Letter: Critiquing the Jerome’s makeover

    Recently I examined and evaluated the Hotel Jerome’s new interior design. I felt rich; I felt good; I felt healthy as I took in the magnificent, opulent Art Deco decor flattered with an imaginative interwoven Western touch with cowboy and American Indian balanced prominence.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Aspen Times

  2. Movie Review: 'Wish You Were Here' -- 3.5 stars

    Flashbacks and fractured chronologies are such filmmaking staples that it's easy to forget how much they can add to a movie when they're smartly interwoven. The new mystery "Wish You Were Here" depends on frequent digressions from a fateful Cambodian vacation, and is deeper and richer for them.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: amNewYork

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Quotes

  1. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson says the actions were being taken because "Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are so large and so interwoven in our financial system that a failure of either of them would cause great turmoil in our financial markets here at...
    on Sep 7, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: Washington Post

  2. "Climate is interwoven into every aspect of development," said Tim Wirth, president of the UN Foundation, a private group that supports the world body's work.
    on Feb 11, 2008 By: Timothy Wirth Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription)

  3. "This climate crisis is so interwoven with habits and patterns that are so entrenched, the elected officials in both parties are going to be timid about enacting the bold changes that are needed until there is a change in the public's sense of...
    on Mar 30, 2008 By: Al Gore Source: Washington Post

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