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Interlace   /ˌɪntərlˈeɪs/   Listen
Interlace

verb
(past & past part. interlaced; pres. part. interlacing)
1.
Spin,wind, or twist together.  Synonyms: enlace, entwine, intertwine, lace, twine.  "Twine the threads into a rope" , "Intertwined hearts"
2.
Hold in a locking position.  Synonyms: interlock, lock.






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"Interlace" Quotes from Famous Books



... Well, when I have made a bouquet in which the colors blend like tapestry, and the red contrasts with white, and the greens and the browns cross each other, when all seems so abundant, the breeze so playful, the flowers so many that their fragrance mingles and their buds interlace,—well, then I am happy, for I see what is passing in me. At church when the organ plays and the clergy respond, there are two distinct songs speaking to each other,—the human voice and the music. Well, then, ...
— The Hated Son • Honore de Balzac

... in Ierusalem, and other parts of the Holy land, from this my departure from Iaffa, vntill my returne to the said port, may briefly be seene in my Testimoniall, vnder the hand and seale of the Vicar generall of Mount Sion, which for the contentment of the Reader I thought good here to interlace. ...
— The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, - and Discoveries of The English Nation, Volume 9 - Asia, Part 2 • Richard Hakluyt

... that breath her hand had drawn, Through the dull air, into a mountain-space, Where shafts of the bright sun-god interlace, ...
— The Judgment House • Gilbert Parker



Words linked to "Interlace" :   lock, untwine, plash, hold, ravel, take hold, twist, interlock, intertwine, knot, pleach, wind, tangle, twine, wreathe, splice, distort, wattle



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