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tr.v. en·fold·ed, en·fold·ing, en·folds
1. To cover with or as if with folds; envelop.
2. To hold within limits; enclose.
3. To embrace.

en·fold′er n.
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Noun1.enfolding - the action of enfolding something
change of shape - an action that changes the shape of something
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The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft, close embrace.
Steward was a god who was kind, who loved him with voice and lip, who loved him with touch of hand, rub of nose, or enfolding arm.
Never had the old gray-green house among its enfolding orchards known a blither, merrier afternoon.
The same instant he was aware of a dark enfolding shadow passing over him, and, with a shudder of fear, he jumped back.
But her father cheered her, and said at last, gently disengaging himself from her enfolding arms, "Take her, Charles
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