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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Engross (oneself) fully; Flow over or cover completely.

Usage examples (39)
  • She slid down, quickly engulfed by the depths of the river.
  • MSPs would launch a revolution that would "engulf" Scotland and put socialism back on the agenda across Europe.
  • At first, the online world threatened to engulf me.
  • Oh, fly the charmèd margin ere th 'abyss engulf its prey. for more
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