enwrap

[ en-rap ]
/ ɛnˈræp /

verb (used with object), en·wrapped, en·wrap·ping.

to wrap or envelop in something.
to surround or envelop, as in slumber, longing, etc.
to absorb or engross, as in thought.

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Origin of enwrap

1350–1400; Middle English enwrappen; see en-1, wrap

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enwrap

inwrap

/ (ɪnˈræp) /

verb -wraps, -wrapping or -wrapped (tr)

to wrap or cover up; envelop
(usually passive) to engross or absorbenwrapped in thought
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