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OTHER WORDS FROM compound-woundcompound winding [wahyn-ding], /ˈwaɪn dɪŋ/, noun
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Saved from the public gallows, Weeks was virtually exiled from the city, and wound up in Mississippi, where he raised a family.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But those strands of his identity are all wound around the conspiracy that led him back to Gambia for the first time in 23 years.The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country|Jacob Siegel|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He scrambled outside to find a 25-foot-wide crater just beyond the mud wall surrounding his family compound.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As the interview wound down, Bentivolio reflected on what may have motivated him to dress as Santa.Kerry Bentivolio: The Congressman Who Believes in Santa Claus|Ben Jacobs|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But others say a still-unidentified man likely fired the round that caused a lethal head wound.Exclusive: Bin Laden ‘Shooter’ Under Investigation for Leaking Secrets|Shane Harris|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He, with others, thinking the miss-sahib had gone to church, was smoking the hookah of gossip in a neighboring compound.
The grass had a delightful fragrance, like new-mown hay, and was neatly wound around the tunnel, like the inside of a bird's-nest.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
Ripperda's equipage wound down a long and twisting defile between two precipitous rocks.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
They held the compound against repeated assaults, and lost several men in hand-to-hand fighting.
Passing a bungalow that was blazing furiously, he saw in the compound the corpses of two women.