WREATHE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of wreathe
Definition:
v. cause to revolve or writhe; twist about; turn; twist
Example:
The local people used to wreathe the guest's head in leaves.
Sentence in Classic:
And now the dreadful day was at hand; the rites were being ordered for me, the salted corn, and the chaplets to wreathe my temples.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
At eight in the evening the schoolhouse was brilliantly lighted, and adorned with wreaths and festoons of foliage and flowers.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
On her bosom she had a real Elderflower, and in her yellow waving hair a wreath of the flowers; her eyes were so large and blue that it was a pleasure to look at them; she kissed the boy, and now they were of the same age and felt alike.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
The priest lighted two candles, wreathed with flowers, and holding them sideways so that the wax dropped slowly from them he turned, facing the bridal pair.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I put him in your window, I make pretty wreath, and hang him round your neck, so that you sleep well.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
Seating herself on the upper step of the terrace, Lily leaned her head against the honeysuckles wreathing the balustrade.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Hoops were out now, and the new styles were charming with the skirts pulled back from the front and draped over bustles, and on the bustles were wreaths of flowers and bows and cascades of lace.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
I add, as the climax, that I have seen an Englishwoman dancing in a wreath of roses and blue spectacles.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
Magic power which we should find it difficult to understand were we to read in a book these conversations which are made to be borne away and dispersed like smoke wreaths by the breeze beneath the leaves.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
Cosette wore over a petticoat of white taffeta, her robe of Binche guipure, a veil of English point, a necklace of fine pearls, a wreath of orange flowers; all this was white, and, from the midst of that whiteness she beamed forth.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context