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Sample sentences for the GRE study word encircle

encircle can be used as a verb

1.His insight and power encircle things and the human race. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.Then let them all encircle him about. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.Without even asking her if she cared to dance, he put out his arm to encircle her slender waist. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
4."Her shining tresses, divided in two parts, encircle the harmonious contour of her white and delicate cheeks, brilliant in their glow and freshness. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
5.An instant afterwards the door opened, she felt two arms encircle her, and a mouth pressed her forehead. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
6.One small, fairy foot, alone visible, barely touched the earth and, scarcely discernible in the brilliant atmosphere which seemed to encircle and enshrine her loveliness, floated a pair of the most delicately imagined wings. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
7.Then fill the mould by degrees and make it good throughout encircle and bind it with its irons and bake it inside where it has to touch the bronze. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
8.The head is frequently encircled with a wreath of oak-leaves. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
9.The chief encircles their necks with his arm and kisses them on the cheek. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
10.Sorrow he suffered encircled with fir. - from Beowulf by
11.Soon, Madame Defarge's hands ceased to strike, and felt at her encircled waist. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
12.The dead, encircled by his friends, forego. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
13.It was encircled by huge old willows and tall firs, beneath which flourished flowers that loved the shade. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
14.It was round, and a large divan completely encircled it. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
15.There can, I think, be no doubt that this battered and shapeless diadem once encircled the brows of the royal Stuarts.. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
16.The weary, and at the same time passionate, glance of those eyes, encircled by dark rings, impressed one by its perfect sincerity. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

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