Definition of Engulfs

1. Verb. (third-person singular of engulf) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Engulfs

1. engulf [v] - See also: engulf

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Engulfs

engrosseth
engrossing
engrossingly
engrossment
engrossments
engs
enguard
enguarded
enguarding
enguards
engulf
engulfed
engulfing
engulfment
engulfments
engulfs (current term)
engulph
engulphed
engulphs
engyn
engyns
engyve
enhabit
enhabitant
enhabited
enhabiting
enhabits
enhalo
enhaloed
enhaloes

Literary usage of Engulfs

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1. The Ancient Lowly: A History of the Ancient Working People from the Earliest by Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1900)
"... Hot Pursuit —Almost Incredible Providential Rescue—Red Sea Opens and lays bare a Path for the Hebrews but Flows back and engulfs the Pursuers—Discovery ..."

2. Autobiography and Diary of Elizabeth Parsons Channing by Elizabeth Parsons Channing (1907)
"shadow that engulfs us all. The life that now is and that is to be. 13. To Cambridge. My aunt speaking of flies and other annoyances used the fine ..."

3. Report on the Valley Regions of Alabama: (Paleozoic Strata) by Henry McCalley, Geological Survey of Alabama (1897)
"The Pelham Limestones are the main strata engulfed by it, though in places, especially near its south-west end, it engulfs all of the Red Mountain and most ..."

4. Reboisement in France: Or, Records of the Replanting of the Alps, the by John Croumbie Brown (1880)
"... they go to the sea which engulfs them and never renders back ... she engulfs.' Three years have not yet run their course, and see how this prophecy has ..."

5. Royal Preacher: Lectures on Ecclesiastes by James Hamilton (1853)
"Fear to get into that habit which engulfs any amount of God's mercies as the ocean engulfs the ..."

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