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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act or state of being fully covered or completely engrossed.

Usage examples (37)
  • Verb (used with object) : The overflowing river has engulfed many small towns along its banks. ,He engulfed himself in his studies
  • Now it was black; the clouds had completed their engulfment of the moon.
  • "I had thought" — intervenes to break her engulfment in terror and get the story going.
  • She had valiantly steered Anne through the breakers that more than once had threatened engulfment. for more
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