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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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The harsh and violent light was beating on her, and he was amazed to see her preserve so well the composure of her upright attitude in that scorching brilliance which, to his eyes, enveloped her like a hot and consuming mist.
Then she looked up, and their eyes met again, remained fastened together, like an unbreakable bond, like a clasp of eternal complicity; and the decorous silence, the pervading quietude of the house which enveloped this meeting of their glances became for a moment inexpressibly vile, for he was afraid she would say too much and make magnanimity impossible, while behind the profound mournfulness of her face there was a regret--a regret of things done--the regret of delay--the thought that if she had only turned back a week sooner--a day sooner--only an hour sooner.
An imperturbable calm enveloped their two motionless figures, the house, the town, all the world--and the trifling tempest of his feelings.
He advanced at once into an immensity of greasy slime and damp plaster interspersed with lamps, and enveloped, oppressed, penetrated, choked, and suffocated by the blackness of a wet London night, which is composed of soot and drops of water.
Heavy sprays enveloped the Nan-Shan from stem to stern, and instantly in the midst of her regular rolling she began to jerk and plunge as though she had gone mad with fright.
A flying fragment of that collapse, a mere splash, enveloped them in one swirl from their feet over their heads, filling violently their ears, mouths and nostrils with salt water.
But now that he was enveloped in the old calico robes which had grown yellow in the same service, he was badged and ticketed, and fell into his place at once--a parish child--the orphan of a workhouse--the humble, half-starved drudge--to be cuffed and buffeted through the world--despised by all, and pitied by none.
On the left of his great leader sat the poetic Snodgrass, and near him again the sporting Winkle; the former poetically enveloped in a mysterious blue cloak with a canine-skin collar, and the latter communicating additional lustre to a new green shooting-coat, plaid neckerchief, and closely-fitted drabs.
The Contractor will supply the following services to ensure all outgoing mail items for the Council~s revenues and benefits service are printed, enveloped and dispatched quickly and accurately: Secure transfer and receipt of data from the Council in pdf~ or plain text~ format.
According to Jake Ludlow, R&D Engineer 3, Antimicrobials, at USN, it is much harder to destroy non-enveloped viruses than enveloped viruses like Ebola.
According to Jake Ludlow R&D Engineer 3, Antimicrobials, at USN, "It is much harder to destroy non-enveloped viruses than enveloped viruses like Ebola.
Some of the areas are also enveloped by dense fog," said Bader Ali Al Baddaei, one of the administrators of www.
New Delhi, Jan 14 ( ANI ): A thick blanket of fog enveloped the national capital on Monday morning, reducing visibility on the streets and severely disrupting air traffic.
This group of disinfectants is effective in destroying many harmful organisms including vegetative bacteria (bacteria in the actively growing state), mycobacterium, bacterial spores, enveloped viruses, non-enveloped viruses and fungi.
Starting with 15 enveloped tea bags--choose from Classic, Gourmet and Fruit and Herb selection packs.