[en-vel-uh p-muh nt]
Origin of envelopment
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Examples from the Web for envelopment
This was to elude a successful German envelopment on their Louvain right.
She did not threaten Lydia with envelopment in her richness of velvet and fur.The Prisoner
Nothing but the news of the armistice of Leoben saved him from envelopment and surrender.
I wish, for once, Washington could come out of his envelopment and show us what his real dimensions were.Passages From the French and Italian Notebooks, Volume 2
Colli, outnumbered by two to one and threatened with envelopment, Mondovi.
Word Origin and History for envelopment
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