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transitive verbinterwove, interwoven
1(yarns/threads) entretejerthe leitmotiv is cunningly interwoven into the text — el leitmotiv aparece acertadamente entretejido en el texto
- Jonkers Street was already crowded with vehicles and pedestrians, which seemed to interweave without touching each other.
- But instead of neatly-folded hosiery, out comes a congealed mass of tightly interwoven tights, socks, bras and assorted accessories.
- The grey-trunked trees sprang up straight to a great height and then interwove their pale-grey branches in a long tunnel through which the autumn light fell faintly.
- As I walked along the paths that interweave amongst the foliage I came upon something I had never seen there before.
- Asbestos tape is interwove from asbestos warp and weft yarns, suitable for lagging for boilers and pipe lines, also used as thermal insulating materials.
- Pain whips were about 8 feet long, 9 strands of braided rawhide with bits of metal interwoven into the tips.
- Mark stood facing the camera, while I had my fingers interwoven and perched on his shoulder, standing slightly off to his side.
- Huge tentacles of the fat, purple octopus were interwoven with a mix of grated carrots, peppers, cubes of boiled potato and frisee leaves.
2interwoven past participle(threads) entretejidotheir lives were interwoven — sus vidas estaban inextricablemente unidas
intransitive verbinterwove, interwoven
- Baseball illustrates how seamlessly English is interwoven with Japanese.
- It interweaves stories from the author's own childhood, revealing how her relationship with her own mother has shaped the choices she has made.
- With such a brilliant set piece, you can envisage where the comedy comes from, but as in the first play, any humour is interwoven with the power of real drama.
- So deeply and often invisibly is religion interwoven with tradition here, few are predicting an easy ride ahead.
- My experience is interwoven with that of others.
- This award-winning novel interweaves the life of a San Francisco filmmaker with the life of a courtesan priestess of Inanna.
- Nonetheless, the lives of fishermen are interwoven with the sea.
- The voice of the client, her narration, is interwoven with the theoretical discussion.
- The fact is that the settlement of the West was closely interwoven with the evolution of arms technology in America.
- Sexual attitudes, knowledge, and sexual experiences in earlier years are closely interwoven with sexual desire.
- Christians, Muslims and Hindus gave prime importance to spirituality, and religion was interwoven with everyday life.
- Songs are interwoven with the narrative, so it's a new thing for them.
- The sacred and the profane, the high-minded and the obscene, the brutal and the clinically hilarious are interwoven with rare theatrical craft.
- The New Leipzig School is genealogically interwoven with the old one and shaped by a tradition of perfected craftsmanship.
- Such problems are interwoven with economic, political and social history.
- They often interwove personal experiences into their writing, and like their heroines, these authors were constrained economically and socially due to their gender.
- The ceremony interwove, and was interwoven with, notions of masculinity, modernity, and nation-formation.
- Closely interwoven with this belief is their intuition that in the country there lies a potent source of inspiration and imagery that they as artists should not ignore.
- The rejection of linear time is, for many postmodern thinkers, closely interwoven with two other crucial issues.
- Themes dealt with include place and identity, both personal and regional, and they are interwoven with a constant human presence in the works.
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