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Syllabification: en·swathe
Pronunciation: /enˈswäT͟H, enˈswāT͟H

Definition of enswathe in English:


[with object] literary
Envelop or wrap in a garment or piece of fabric.
Example sentences
  • At times, the piano becomes so enswathed in its own gossamer-thin feedback that it seems to disappear like a receding, fog-bound figure.

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