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engulf


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ingulf  \In*gulf"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Ingulfed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Ingulfing}.]  [Cf.  {Engulf}.]  [Written  also  {engulf}.] 
  To  swallow  up  or  overwhelm  in  or  as  in  a  gulf;  to  cast  into 
  a  gulf.  See  {Engulf}. 
 
  A  river  large  .  .  .  Passed  underneath  ingulfed. 
  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Engulf  \En*gulf"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Engulfed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Engulfing}.]  [Pref.  en-  +  gulf:  cf  OF  engolfer  Cf 
  {Ingulf}.] 
  To  absorb  or  swallow  up  as  in  a  gulf. 
 
  It  quite  engulfs  all  human  thought.  --Young. 
 
  Syn:  See  {Absorb}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  engulf 
  v  1:  engross  (oneself)  fully;  "He  immersed  himself  into  his 
  studies"  [syn:  {steep},  {immerse},  {plunge},  {engross}, 
  {absorb}] 
  2:  flow  over  or  cover  completely;  "The  bright  light  engulfed 
  him  completely" 




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