embosom

embosom

[em-booz-uhm, -boo-zuhm]
verb (used with object)
1.
to enfold, envelop, or enclose.
2.
to take into or hold in the bosom; embrace.
3.
to cherish; foster.
Also, imbosom.


Origin:
1580–90; em-1 + bosom

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embosom (ɪmˈbʊzəm)
 
vb
1.  to enclose or envelop, esp protectively
2.  to clasp to the bosom; hug
3.  to cherish

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