The shadows may have sought to envelop Paris altogether early Wednesday.
He is one of those who, when they meet Mandela, envelop him in a hug as they walk to steady the old man.
“Discord” proceeds to envelop us in this exhaustive, mind-racking debate.
He told those setting it up to push the envelop, as he thought he had limited political capital to spend from the bin Laden raid.
Her flowing dusty-rose gown seemed to envelop her—like a chiffon pup tent held up with silver sequins.
You roll down and fold from four to six times, not counting the time you envelop the butter in the dough.
She was silent a moment, pondering, hesitation and confusion seeming to envelop her.
"Then here is the will," said Hatchie, handing him the packet, which he had taken the precaution to envelop in oil-cloth.
The dark brown folds seemed to envelop the face of the earth.
What need to envelop a good case in a web of obvious romance?
late 14c., envolupen, "be involved in," from Old French envoleper (10c., Modern French envelopper) "envelop, cover; fold up," from en- "in" (see en- (1)) + voloper "wrap up," of uncertain origin, perhaps Celtic (see Gamillscheg, Diez). Literal sense is from 1580s. Related: Enveloped; enveloping.