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enveloping

in ve luh ping

  • v  enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
  • s  surrounding and closing in on or hemming in
    the army's enveloping maneuver

  • Most movie characters have a need to get somewhere else, but Winslet women usually proceed from an enveloping restlessness, a resentment of the status quo.
  • As dawn broke, a thick mist rolled across the pastureland around the Dutch hamlet of De Punt, enveloping the motionless yellow train.
  • Women were instructed to wear all-enveloping burqas and men to grow their beards.
News & Articles

  • Pollution in Singapore Hits Record Level
    Officials said the illegal burning of forestland to clear ground for new plantings in Indonesia had created the stubborn haze enveloping Singapore.
    June 20, 2013 - New York Times
  • PHT: Blackhawks rattle Rask in Game 4
    PHT: Frustrated by Tuukka Rask through three games, the Blackhawks cooled off the red-hot goalie in Game 4 by enveloping him in traffic.
    June 20, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • Huge fire at Hoopeston used-tire facility
    Multiple fire departments are on the scene of a massive fire at a tire recycling facility on Hoopeston’s south side, with thick black smoke enveloping this city in northeast Vermilion County. HOOPESTON — Multiple fire departments are on the scene of a massive fire at a tire recycling facility on Hoopeston’s south side, with thick black smoke enveloping this city in northeast Vermilion County ...
    June 19, 2013 - The Champaign News-Gazette
Quotes

  • Shepard Smith in New York Times
    Whether you are a Democrat, Republican, right or left, pro or anti this candidacy,Shepard Smith said, "it appears that Americans by the millions are enveloping it with love and hope."
  • Henrik Ibsen in Washington Post
    That is why they become introspective and serious,Ibsen wrote, "they brood and doubt _ and they often lose faith. At home every other person is a philosopher! There, the long, dark, winters come with their thick fogs enveloping the houses...
  • Diane Levin in Boston Globe
    Barbie "actually worries me much more than it did 30 years ago," says Levin. "The whole culture - see things like Hannah Montana - has caught up with Barbie, enveloping young girls in a marketing cocoon."

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