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enfold (oneself or someone) in (something)

To wrap or envelope oneself or someone in something. As soon as I got in from the cold, I enfolded myself in a blanket and sat in front of the fire.
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enfold someone in something

to wrap or contain someone in something. He enfolded the tiny baby in a soft blanket. Sarah enfolded herself in the silk sheets and giggled with glee.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In this study ultimate strength point, yielding point and failure mode of enfolded graft preparation were compared with standard BTB graft preparation.
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'Lots of people have been giving me support and I feel enfolded in love.
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They experienced their lives enfolded in mystery and moved easily between their internal and external worlds It was a wonderful sphere, unbounded by time and space., where all was possible.
According to Suk, the NIEHS already funds several projects on topics applicable to border health problems, which may be enfolded into the BRIDGE Program.
Randolph Bourne, the Young Intellectuals, the Lost Generation, The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Students for a Democratic Society, Abbie Hoffman, the Yippies, and Generation X all were enfolded within a discourse that constituted them as units and framed their activity in relation to both tradition and creativity.
Johnson appeared in the middle of the ballet with a partner, who alternately raised her high or enfolded her in a ball.
In the early Ptolemaic system of astronomy (see Ptolemy ), there were nine spheres; hence Milton, in his Arcades, speaks of the " celestial syrens ' harmony that sit upon the nine enfolded spheres.
There's nothing more satisfying than to put the latest book down, reluctantly, at the end with good having triumphed, the bad guys confounded, the fair safely enfolded in the arms of the brave and the world seeming a better place.
This time the opposition was not so generous and a tremendous game enfolded with Merebrook refusing to roll over easily.
Mikaelsen writes of events during the bitter civil war in Guatemala in the 1980s, based on a story told to him by a survivor of this war The narrator, Gabriela, is living in a small Mayan village, attending school nearby, enfolded in a loving family, when disaster strikes.
All are enfolded into a dreamy parade of memories--and so, with biting irony, are sequences depicting a McCarthy-esque homosexual witch-hunt, Arenas's trumped-up arrest for "molestation," and a brutal spell of solitary confinement in El Morro.