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Word of the Day 10/09/19 Embosom

Embosom (verb)
embosom [ em-boo?z-uh?m, -boo-zuh?m ]


verb (used with object)
1. to enfold, envelop, or enclose.
2. to take into or hold in the bosom; embrace.
3. to cherish; foster.

Also imbosom

RELATED WORDS
embrace, enclose, envelope, surround

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Origin: First recorded in 1580–90; em- + bosom

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EMBOSOM
There is a fire of autumn colour in the tufted woods that embosom Fernilea.
ANGLING SKETCHES|ANDREW LANG

We give ourselves in all seriousness to horticulture, and embosom the chalet in flowers, of which we are passionately fond.
LETTERS OF TWO BRIDES|HONORE DE BALZAC

Do they not embosom him in a style of grandeur worthy, if such it be, of a "City of Palaces?"
RECREATIONS OF CHRISTOPHER NORTH, VOLUME I (OF 2)|JOHN WILSON

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