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View synonyms for 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.


embosom

/ ɪmˈbʊzəm /

verb

  1. to enclose or envelop, esp protectively
  2. to clasp to the bosom; hug
  3. to cherish


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Word History and Origins

Origin of embosom1

First recorded in 1580–90; em- 1 + bosom
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Example Sentences

There is a fire of autumn colour in the tufted woods that embosom Fernilea.

We give ourselves in all seriousness to horticulture, and embosom the chalet in flowers, of which we are passionately fond.

East of the Butes, vegetation continually decreases till it ceases in the black crags which embosom the head streams of the river.

Do they not embosom him in a style of grandeur worthy, if such it be, of a "City of Palaces?"

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