encircle

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  • She felt his arm encircle her, felt him draw her to her feet. Cited from Rosa Mundi and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Once in control of the city, the army encircled each district looking for young men.
  • She could not get away from his encircling arm and probably she did not wish to. Cited from In Apple-Blossom Time, by Clara Louise Burnham
  • Five minutes later, if all went according to plan, darkness would encircle the area.
  • He closed his eyes and ground his teeth and brought new force to the encircling arm. Cited from Dan Merrithew, by Lawrence Perry
  • Within two or three weeks, his group was encircled twice by the German army.
  • A large running track encircled the play area and children's garden.
  • His plan was to make a direct attack rather than encircle the Indians.
  • Once there, he began to encircle it, followed in the same order by his men. Cited from Recollections of Europe, by J. Fenimore Cooper
  • There is also a trail that encircles the mountain about one third the way up.
  • His plan was to attack directly rather than try to encircle the Indians.
  • Set in its encircling, snow-covered mountains, it lies fifty-five hundred feet above sea-level. Cited from Tenting To-night, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The house was a double story and had a large garden encircling the house.
  • At least a portion of the division was encircled during the opening day of the war.
  • Five grown people must hold hands to fully encircle the tree.
  • If they had all remained at the pass, they would have been encircled and would eventually have all been killed.
  • The ring ground will usually encircle the entire building that it is trying to protect.
  • At some places remains of an ancient wall encircling all the monastery buildings may be found.
  • If the two marks are encircled, their wish was granted and they got married.
  • This forced him to pull back his units in order to avoid being soon encircled.
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Meaning of encircle

  • verb Form a circle around
    encircle the errors