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entwine

Line breaks: en|twine
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈtwʌɪn
 
, ɛn-/

Definition of entwine in English:

verb

[with object]
Wind or twist together; interweave: they lay entwined in each other’s arms figurative the nations' histories were closely entwined
More example sentences
  • We laid back wearily against the pillows and smiled, entwining our fingers together automatically.
  • For a colorful, exotic effect, entwine two scarves together before wrapping your hair.
  • He stops caressing her arm and takes hold of her hand, entwining their fingers together.
Synonyms
wind round, twist round, coil round, wrap round, weave, intertwine, interlink, interlace, interweave, interthread, criss-cross, entangle, tangle;
twine, link, lace, braid, plait, knit, wreathe
literary pleach

Derivatives

entwinement

1
noun
Example sentences
  • I've always set greater store by friendships than romantic entwinements and maybe this is because I've never had much experience in matters of the heart.
  • It is an entwinement - each identity reinforces the other.
  • The film, however, orchestrates these elements, mobilises their energies, toward a riveting affective engagement with history, desire, identity, love and their entwinement together.

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