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tr.v. en·wrapped, en·wrap·ping, en·wraps
a. To wrap up; enclose.
b. To envelop.
2. To absorb completely; engross: I was enwrapped by the fascinating tale.
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Adj.1.enwrapped - giving or marked by complete attention to; "that engrossed look or rapt delight"; "then wrapped in dreams"; "so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare; "rapt with wonder"; "wrapped in thought"
attentive - (often followed by `to') giving care or attention; "attentive to details"; "the nurse was attentive to her patient"; "an attentive suitor"
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For her this rhyme is penned, whose luminous eyes, Brightly expressive as the twins of Loeda, Shall find her own sweet name, that, nestling lies Upon the page, enwrapped from every reader.
THE regiment was standing at order arms at the side of a lane, waiting for the command to march, when suddenly the youth remembered the little packet enwrapped in a faded yellow envelope which the loud young soldier with lugu- brious words had intrusted to him.
Youth enwrapped them; the song of Phaethon announced passion requited, love attained.
It seemed as if I were surrounded and enwrapped in some electric atmosphere which altered all the ordinary conditions of sensation.
Music enwrapped her, and she could not enter into the distinction that divides young men whom one takes an interest in from young men whom one knows.
I saw, too, for a few moments of delirious horror, the soft and nearly imperceptible waving of the sable draperies which enwrapped the walls of the apartment.
When I saw him that afternoon so enwrapped in the music at St.
The Boston Globe said, 'It's another spiritual progress report, enwrapped in music that strikes a healthy balance between the lushness of their last album, 1984's 'The Unforgettable Fire,' and the more volcanic rock of the band's early years.'
Swarovski pearls, enwrapped in glittering crystals, make the Originally line relevant for both casual and evening looks.
It was during the 1970s, that historians amassed courage to question some of the logical inconsistencies enwrapped in the official nationalist historical claims.
More than seven thousand miles from me, the carnage continues, as I sit enwrapped in the invisible cloud of privilege I enjoy as a citizen of a nation that spends $600 billion per year to ensure that any blood shed in armed conflict will soak into soil other than our own.
Favourite destination is always Italy, especially discovering Sienna off the beaten track, walking the small streets for hours and feeling enwrapped in its medieval atmosphere.