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 for To be wrapped up in
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wrap \Wrap\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wrappedor Wrapt; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Wrapping.] [OE. wrappen, probably akin to E. warp.
     [root]144. Cf. Warp.]
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     1. To wind or fold together; to arrange in folds.
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              Then cometh Simon Peter, . . . and seeth . . . the
              napkin that was about his head, not lying with the
              linen clothes, but wrapped together in a place by
              itself.                               --John xx. 6,
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              Like one that wraps the drapery of his couch
              About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams.
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     2. To cover by winding or folding; to envelop completely; to
        involve; to infold; -- often with up.
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              I . . . wrapt in mist
              Of midnight vapor, glide obscure.     --Milton.
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     3. To conceal by enveloping or infolding; to hide; hence, to
        involve, as an effect or consequence; to be followed by.
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              Wise poets that wrap truth in tales.  --Carew.
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     To be wrapped up in, to be wholly engrossed in; to be
        entirely dependent on; to be covered with.
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              Leontine's young wife, in whom all his happiness was
              wrapped up, died in a few days after the death of
              her daughter.                         --Addison.
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              Things reflected on in gross and transiently . . .
              are thought to be wrapped up in impenetrable
              obscurity.                            --Locke.
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