- verswelgverswelgDie oorweldigingengulfmentverswelg
Verb(1) devote (oneself(2) flow over or cover completely
(1) a feeling of anguish so great that it threatened to engulf him(2) Pedestrians were stopped in their tracks and cars came to standstill as the huge blanket of smoke threatened to engulf the whole town.(3) When they arrived on the scene, the house was engulfed in flames with the blaze having spread to the upstairs area of the family home.(4) When the police arrived 20 minutes later, the bus was still engulfed in flames, which hampered rescue efforts.(5) It sounds like your underlying fears of rejection and engulfment are controlling your life and not letting you share love.(6) These animals possess effective defense systems against microbes and parasites which involve engulfment of bacteria into specific cells.(7) Within minutes, however, the entire city was engulfed in a torrent of rain - easily one of the heaviest in recent times.(8) He said by the time he arrived home, his entire house was engulfed in flames.(9) However, the country was soon engulfed in a bloody civil war in which one million people lost their lives out of a population of 14 million.(10) A woman was plucked from a car seconds before it was engulfed in flames.(11) Bill reported a 12-foot tiger shark that burst out of the water behind his boat and engulfed the propeller with its jaws.(12) All of a sudden the place was engulfed in massive red and yellow flames.(13) The family's terrace house was quickly engulfed in flames.(14) Teachers, students and parents stood behind yellow police tape and watched dumbfounded as their school was engulfed in amber flames.(15) His responses to open-ended questions revealed an overall perception of engulfment by the condition.(16) The place was already engulfed in flames when he and his roommate Jerome awoke.
(1) engulf :: verswelg
1. inundate ::
2. flood ::
3. deluge ::
4. immerse ::
5. swamp ::
6. swallow up ::
7. submerge ::
8. bury ::
9. envelop ::
10. overwhelm ::
1. drain ::
Different Formsengulf, engulfed, engulfing, engulfment, engulfs
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