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swaddle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Birth
swaddleswad‧dle /ˈswɒdl $ ˈswɑːdl/ verb [transitive] old-fashioned 🔊 🔊 MBto wrap a baby tightly to keep it warm and protect it
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swaddleNot surprising since the industry itself was still in swaddling clothes.It is a birth swaddled in deception, whose secret will not be shared by those most affected until decades have passed.Where once this corner of the island was swaddled in green, a lunar landscape now stands.I can only suggest, Bill, that you swaddle them both and keep them immobilised for a week.Each morning I swaddled them in cotton wool and boxes of Band-Aids.
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swaddle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyswaddle
he, she, itswaddles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyswaddled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave swaddled
he, she, ithas swaddled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad swaddled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill swaddle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have swaddled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam swaddling
he, she, itis swaddling
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you, we, theyare swaddling
Past
I, he, she, itwas swaddling
you, we, theywere swaddling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been swaddling
he, she, ithas been swaddling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been swaddling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be swaddling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been swaddling
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