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Synonyms for envelop

Synonyms for envelop

to cover completely and closely, as with clothing or bandages

to surround and cover completely so as to obscure

to surround and advance upon

Synonyms for envelop

enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering

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In spite of much subsequent self-congratulation over the allied flanking maneuver that broke the Iraqi Republican Guards, what was most impressive and decisive in sober retrospect for the allied victory happened in the dimensions of logistics and technology, not in operations.
Take command of the world's most elite Special Forces teams -- Delta Force and the British SAS -- and order your squad mates to lay down suppressive fire or execute a flanking maneuver on the enemy.
In the Inchon-Seoul operations, MacArthur's daring flanking maneuver had defeated upwards of 30,000 enemy forces at a cost of 530 dead and 2,500 wounded.
Stonewall" Jackson launched an historic flanking maneuver in May 1863 against Union General Joe Hooker's Army of the Potomac at a turning point in the Civil War.
Rather than simply focus the world's attention, the Palestinians can combine a media offensive with political flanking maneuvers for a potentially devastating result.