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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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NNA - The Lebanese Forces Head, Samir Geagea's press office issued on Thursday the following statement: "The attack against the town of Mloula in Syria, with all the spiritual Christian and cultural heritage and unique historical value it enfolds, call for neutralizing this place from the conflict, especially when the battle is between an unjust regime and extremist organizations that refuse diversity, and that deviate from the essence of the Syrian revolution and the decisions and declarations of the coalition Council, to rather serve the enemies of the revolution," the statement said.
A warm summer novel, it enfolds the reader in a page turning plot, which doesn't shy away from the heartbreak of death or fear of growing up.
Speaking on ongoing global financial crisis, the Grand Mufti said: "Today, we watch as this financial crisis enfolds and some companies and banks go bankrupt.
The black slate recalls the black of the industrious skiffs rather than the more florid hues of the fishing fleets, establishing a minimal, duotone palette of white plaster, black slate and grey zinc that enfolds the angular undulations of the new roof.
This engaging thesis enfolds three main ideas worth discussion: Marlowe creates "a new sense of tragedy" (39); "Marlovian tragedy is more psychological than metaphysical" (153); and Marlowe "liked to demonstrate the ironic force of individual desire in determining one's own destruction" (151).
AFTER autumn, the chill wind blows I see a teardrop on a rose Sadness enfolds the world around Even the birds don't make a sound The autumn leaves are everywhere As trees are stripped leaving them bare The landscape has nothing to show Waiting for the winter snow To cover everything in white Making a magnificent sight After the thaw the birds will sing Heralding the early spring As plants start to grow again After taking in the sun and rain A world of colour back once more The same old world we had before Clear evidence on the whole That nature is in full control BD, address supplied
THE cold and darkness enfolds me as I walk the city streets, but still I see Doorways where our homeless people sleep.
The ribbon undulates from side to side as it climbs vertically from the street and with each change of direction enfolds alternate production and presentation spaces.
Together these workshops and planted courts develop the notion of a manmaku that wraps around and enfolds the spinal foyer.
This attachment then enfolds perpendicularly to spring as a new inhabited pier above the lawn.
Enfold Systems, Austin, Texas, the premier provider of Windows integrated open source content management solutions, is using Journyx Timesheet software to track the investment in its open source software (OSS) while balancing the growth of the company.
"Journyx Timesheet allows us to track user time and monitor project budgets even though 60 percent of our company's resources are located outside the United States," said Toby Roberts, vice president of Enfold Systems.
"Journyx is happy to be working with Enfold Systems, a company that shares our enthusiasm for the open source movement.