entoil

entoil
\\ə̇n, en+\ transitive verb
Etymology: en- (I) + toil (n.)

a last desperate attempt to entoil his love — Anne Green

entoiled by the … least desirable human emotions — Llewelyn Powys


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  • Entoil — En*toil , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Entoiled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Entoiling}.] To take with toils or bring into toils; to insnare. [R.] [1913 Webster] Entoiled in woofed phantasies. Keats. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • entoil — [en toil′] vt. Archaic to trap in toils or snares; ensnare …   English World dictionary

  • entoil — transitive verb Date: 1581 entrap, enmesh …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • entoil — /en toyl /, v.t. to take in toils; ensnare; enmesh. [1575 85; EN 1 + TOIL2] * * * …   Universalium

  • entoil — en·toil …   English syllables

  • entoil — en•toil [[t]ɛnˈtɔɪl[/t]] v. t. to ensnare • Etymology: 1575–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • re-entoil — …   Useful english dictionary

  • entoilment — entoilˈment noun • • • Main Entry: ↑entoil …   Useful english dictionary

  • Entoiled — Entoil En*toil , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Entoiled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Entoiling}.] To take with toils or bring into toils; to insnare. [R.] [1913 Webster] Entoiled in woofed phantasies. Keats. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Entoiling — Entoil En*toil , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Entoiled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Entoiling}.] To take with toils or bring into toils; to insnare. [R.] [1913 Webster] Entoiled in woofed phantasies. Keats. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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