enshroud

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v enshroud cover as if with a shroud "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Enshroud To cover with, or as with, a shroud; to shroud.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • enshroud To cover with or as with a shroud; hence, to envelop with anything which conceals from observation: as, the sun was enshrouded in mist; to enshroud one's purpose in mystery.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Enshroud en-shrowd′ to cover with a shroud: to cover up.
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Usage

In literature:

The sweaty mist came up from below seeking to enshroud them in long, gauzy tentacles.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
I could only see those around me as if enshrouded in a blue-white mist.
"Our Home in the Silver West" by Gordon Stables
I could discern no light through the veil of mystery which had, all along, so completely enshrouded Pennington and his daughter.
"Hushed Up" by William Le Queux
Black darkness enshrouded all about us.
"The Gods of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Everybody thought she was dead, and they wanted to enshroud her, but her husband always opposed it.
"The Phantom World" by Augustin Calmet
It was barely visible in the enshrouding gloom.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930" by Various
A place on the blind baggage platform, enshrouded in cinders and fanned by the frosty winds would have been comfortable compared with that seat.
"Mixed Faces" by Roy Norton
The origin of the Mediaeval Scourge is enshrouded in impenetrable mystery.
"The Leper in England: with some account of English lazar-houses" by Robert Charles Hope
Vaguely he wondered at it; he had not yet entirely cast off the enshrouding stupor that gripped him.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930" by Various
Life in its commencements is as completely enshrouded in mystery now as then.
"Old Groans and New Songs" by F. C. Jennings
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In poetry:

Blest Christmas morn, though murky clouds
Pursue thy way,
Thy light was born where storm enshrouds
Nor dawn nor day!
"Christmas Morn" by Mary Baker Eddy
Our gentle Charles has pass'd away
From earth's short bondage free,
And left to us its leaden day
And mist-enshrouded sea.
"Verses To The Memory Of A Child" by Thomas Noon Talfourd
Think of me, though thy path be dreary,
Though care and sorrow may thy life enshroud;
When crushed hopes make the heart grow weary
And life seems darkened by a wintry cloud.
"Think Of Me" by Thomas Edward Spencer
Away from the city, away from the crowd,
Two comrades in sorrow traversed hill and dale;
The gloom of their hearts did their faces enshroud,
And clouds of distress only seemed to prevail.
"The Travellers" by Nancy Rebecca Campbell Glass
While the dark Genius of our northern clime,
Whose giant limbs the mist of years enshrouds,
Bursts through the veil which hides his head sublime,
And moves majestic through recoiling clouds!
"Lines To Mr. Radcliffe, On First Reading The Mysteries Of Udolpho" by Matilda Betham
Why grieve, dear heart? Oblivion deep
Will soon enshroud both friend and foe,
And those who laugh and those who weep
Must join the hosts of long ago,
Whose transient hours of smiles and tears
Make up earth's wilderness of years.
"Under The Stars" by John Lawson Stoddard

In news:

Like the icy mists that swirl around its summit, Mount Everest is enshrouded in glory and tragedy.
Enshrouded in his kitschy vampire cape, Oakland's Loachfillet stirs terrifying tape loops, analog oscillators, and defective circuits into his cauldron of murky, groaning noise.
The fit and hardy can grunt their way to the top of Nevis Peak, the cloud-enshrouded dormant volcano that hovers like a 3,232-foot talisman over the landscape.
As the morning sun burned through the dense fog that had enshrouded the Fair Hill training center, Paynter was brought out for his daily round of activity.
A rare cosmic occurrence will enshroud central Nevada on Sunday, May 20.
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In science:

Long wavelengths such as the far infra-red and sub-millimetre have for some time been used to track very red, dust enshrouded populations of galaxies (Blain et al. 2002; Smail et al. 2002) that are otherwise obscured in the optical.
Heavily Reddened Quasars at z~2 in the UKIDSS Large Area Survey: A Transitional Phase in AGN Evolution
However, the arguments relying on the luminosity induced by material accretion may not apply if the progenitor binary systems are enshrouded during their accretion phase.
The expansion of the universe observed with supernovae
The 7 and 15 µm images reveal that about 90% of the emission from the whole system comes from the two unresolved dust-enshrouded sources A and B1 which have sizes of less than 300 pc in radius and are inconspicuous in the optical.
ISO Images of Starbursts and Active Galaxies
One of the new findings with ISO is a very luminous dust-enshrouded extranuclear starburst in the Antennae (NGC 4038/39).
ISO Images of Starbursts and Active Galaxies
The rise of the continuum above 10 µm and strong NeIII line emission observed in the brightest mid-infrared knot indicate that the most massive stars in this system of interacting galaxies are being formed in that optically obscured region, still enshrouded in large quantities of gas and dust.
ISO Images of Starbursts and Active Galaxies
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