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Verb
Present participle for to form a circle round
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“I felt his arm encircle my waist and I looked up and he was looking down on me, smiling nervously.”
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Present participle for to follow a course that forms a loop or loops
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Present participle for to confine within an enclosure, typically of farm animals
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Present participle for to section off a physical space or area
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Present participle for wrap up, cover, or surround completely
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Present participle for to twist together or round something else
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Present participle for to hug, hold or embrace tightly
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Present participle for to crowd around (someone), sometimes with hostility
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Present participle for to confine or keep within certain limits
Adjective
Having or being capable of having rotation
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All around or nearby a particular place or thing
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Adjective
All around or nearby a particular place or thing
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Of broad scope or content
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Preposition
On all sides of
Adverb
In the vicinity of
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