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enfold
American English: /ɪnˈfoʊld/
, /ɛnˈfoʊld/
British English: /ɪnˈfəʊld/
, /ɛnˈfəʊld/

Translation of enfold in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • [literary] he enfolded her in his arms
    la envolvió en un abrazo [literary]
    Example sentences
    • When the sudden silence had enfolded the room in its velvet cloak, he had known that he was nothing, absolutely nothing compared to the wielder of such power.
    • Amid all the celebrations over their recovery, silence continued to enfold the conditions that had enabled the looting of the treasures in the first place.
    • As the couple stands in the shadow-filled office, a blanket of silence enfolds them.
    Example sentences
    • Several arms of gentle loving kindness enfolded him into an embrace of warmth and love.
    • He enfolded him in an embrace; Phillipe pounded him on the back.
    • I was enfolded in her warm embrace, a grin spread wide across my face.

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