To consider fiction in a similar cloud of dust would be rather pointless, like wrapping fire with a veil.
wrapping herself at the end in the double aura of Clinton-Obama, they say, only diminished her.
“Engaging with life and wrapping your arms around it makes you still young at 90,” he said when he reached that milestone.
That kind of slightly over-anxious, wrapping up of objects in connoisseurship brings me out in hives.
She saved the newspaper comics all year to use as wrapping paper at Christmas.
Why may a paper manufacturer not combine paper bags and wrapping paper in one territory as well as another?
She was on her knees, wrapping in a beast's skin two pieces of a broken sword.
Of the nature or character of the wrapping paper you identified yesterday.
But no answer was returned, and wrapping her face in her reboso, she sat down and wept.
After wrapping myself in my blankets, I still gazed into the marvelous sky and made out to sleep only about two hours.
early 14c., wrappen, of uncertain etymology, perhaps via Scandinavian (cf. Danish dialectal vravle "to wind"), ultimately from PIE *werp- "to turn, wind" (cf. Greek rhaptein "to sew"), from root *wer- (3) "to turn, bend" (see versus). Related: Wrapped; wrapping.
late 15c., "fine cloth used as a cover or wrapping for bread," from wrap (v.). As a type of women's garment, recorded from 1827. Meaning "end of a filming session" is attested from 1974. Figurative phrase under wraps "in concealment" is recorded from 1939.
Something very successful and impressive; a sensation; wow1: It would make a wowser of a movie/ The four-beat peroration is a wowser
[1928+; fr wow, perhaps influenced by rouser]