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enshroud

[en-shroud] /ɛnˈʃraʊd/
verb (used with object)
1.
to shroud; conceal.
Origin of enshroud
1575-1585
1575-85; en-1 + shroud
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  • In fact, in the darkness and confusion that enshroud and mystify the world of duty and award were all his sorrows born.

  • Oblivion will enshroud these gropings after effect, for they are of no interest to the public.

    Musical Memories Camille Saint-Sans
  • Why even devils seek out some semblance of virtue in which to enshroud their evil deeds.

  • There is no chance to enshroud in mystery the ability to command.

  • In wine-growing countries they enshroud with a time-honored ceremonial the ceremony of drinking wine of quality.

    A Little Garrison Fritz von der Kyrburg
  • Now, calm and quiet oblivion and the sepulchre should surround and enshroud it forever more.

    Miriam Monfort Catherine A. Warfield
  • As the guide had hoped, they reached the place he had in mind just as darkness was beginning to enshroud them.

    The Forest of Mystery James H. Foster
  • enshroud with ivy, until the roses bloom again, oh Love, the dampened hair of thy poet!

    The Goose Man Jacob Wassermann
  • The garment of coldness and of languor which had seemed to enshroud Derry had dropped from him.

    The Tin Soldier Temple Bailey
  • There is no mystery about such work, except what the detective himself sees fit to enshroud it with.

    Courts and Criminals Arthur Train
British Dictionary definitions for enshroud

enshroud

/ɪnˈʃraʊd/
verb
1.
(transitive) to cover or hide with or as if with a shroud: the sky was enshrouded in mist
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Word Origin and History for enshroud
v.

1580s, from en- (1) "make, put in" + shroud (n.). Related: Enshrouded; enshrouding.

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