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encompass
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
include in scope; or surround
  • Her fears for Sikes would have been more powerful inducements to recoil while there was yet time; but she had stipulated that her secret should be rigidly kept, she had dropped no clue which could lead to his discovery, she had refused, even for his sake, a refuge from all the guilt and wretchedness that encompasses her—and what more could she do!
    Chapter 44 — The Time Arrives for Nancy to Redeem Her Pledge to Rose.... (11% in)

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