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Definition of enfold verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (literary)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they enfold
    he / she / it enfolds
    past simple enfolded
    -ing form enfolding
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  1. 1enfold somebody/something (in something) to hold someone in your arms in a way that shows affection synonym embrace She lay quietly, enfolded in his arms.
  2. 2enfold somebody/something (in something) to surround or cover someone or something completely Darkness spread and enfolded him. The summit was enfolded in a circle of white cloud.
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