Synonyms for enfold

Grammar : Verb
Spell : en-fohld
Phonetic Transcription : ɛnˈfoʊld

Top 10 synonyms for enfold Other synonyms for the word enfold

Définition of enfold

Origin :
  • also infold, early 15c., from en- (1) "make, put in" + fold. Related: Enfolded; enfolding.
  • verb embrace, hug
Example sentences :
  • "Do you wrap this about you," I urged her, and with my own hands I assisted to enfold her in that mantle.
  • Extract from : « The Shame of Motley » by Raphael Sabatini
  • The magic of old Venice seemed at that moment to enfold her.
  • Extract from : « The Lure of the Mask » by Harold MacGrath
  • A melancholy, intense as had been his former ecstacy, began to enfold his spirit.
  • Extract from : « The Dragon Painter » by Mary McNeil Fenollosa
  • I sprang into her arms that opened to enfold me, and hid my face on her breast.
  • Extract from : « Ernest Linwood » by Caroline Lee Hentz
  • Only one spoke—she whose cloak had been snatched up to enfold the child.
  • Extract from : « Chatterbox, 1906 » by Various
  • Again he sought to stay her going, holding out his arms to enfold her.
  • Extract from : « The Fifth Queen Crowned » by Ford Madox Ford
  • He yearned to enfold all tribes and conditions of men in his encircling arms.
  • Extract from : « The Wit of Women » by Kate Sanborn
  • She could embrace it in her love, but hers was too large for its little arms to enfold.
  • Extract from : « Double Harness » by Anthony Hope
  • Sir Francis rose and attempted to enfold her in his embrace.
  • Extract from : « Dust » by Julian Hawthorne
  • She was weary and spent; a measureless exhaustion seemed to enfold her.
  • Extract from : « The Story Of Julia Page » by Kathleen Norris

Antonyms for enfold

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