Synonyms of 'envelop'
to cover, surround, or enclosethe thick black cloud of smoke that enveloped the area
The land was enclosed by an eight-foot wire fence.
the black patch which covered his left eye
The compound was hidden by trees and shrubs.
The church was surrounded by a rusted wrought-iron fence.
a theory that would embrace the whole field of human endeavour
More than a foot of snow blanketed parts of Michigan.
The device, concealed in a dustbin, was defused by police.
The building is almost completely obscured by a huge banner.
Her hair swept across her face, as if to veil it.
Egypt is encompassed by the Mediterranean, Sudan, the Red Sea and Libya.
The flat was engulfed in flames.
He uses jargon to cloak his inefficiency.
Mist shrouded the outline of the palace.
She swathed herself in thin black fabrics.
encircle, , , ,
A forty-foot-high concrete wall encircles the jail.
Wood was comfortably enfolded in a woolly dressing-gown.
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in the sense of blanket
to cover as if with a blanketMore than a foot of snow blanketed parts of Michigan.
in the sense of cloak
to hide or disguiseHe uses jargon to cloak his inefficiency.
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