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Word: environ

Definition: enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)


Sentences Containing 'environ'

They are everywhere, above us, on our left, on our right; they environ us on all sides.''

More Vocab Words

::: encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
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::: conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
::: whim - sudden capricious idea; fancy
::: congruent - in agreement; harmonious; corresponding; coinciding exactly; CF. congruous
::: opportune - timely; well-chosen
::: haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
::: fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
::: hermitage - home of a hermit
::: repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion