Definition of Engulph

1. Verb. (archaic form of engulf) ¹



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Definition of Engulph

1. engulf [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: engulf

Lexicographical Neighbors of Engulph

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

Literary usage of Engulph

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual of the Infusoria: Including a Description of All Known Flagellate by William Saville-Kent (1880)
"... to engulph the divided fragments at separate regions of its body. The extrusion from and withdrawal into the thicker basal portion of the ray-like ..."

2. Records of Travels in Turkey, Greece, &c.: And of a Cruise in the Black Sea by Sir Adolphus Slade (1833)
"... they should be cautious on the deep, where God might engulph them at a moment." The fellow promptly answered, " Is he not equally powerful on shore ? ..."

3. A Descriptive Account of the Island of Jamaica: With Remarks Upon the by William Beckford (1790)
"... up-root the expectations, and engulph the hopes of man; and only leave him at laft, ... engulph ..."

4. Leonidas: A Poem by Richard Glover (1804)
"... rolls In one vast ruin from the craggy ridge. O'er all their arms, their ensigns, deep-engulph'd, With hideous roar the waves for ever close. VOL. ir. ..."

5. The American Statesman: A Political History Exhibiting the Origin, Nature by Andrew White Young (1855)
"... north-west of the Ohio may be traced, and to that the ordinance of 1787, and through it the deep and dangerous agitation which now threatens to engulph, ..."

6. The New Word: An Open Letter Addressed to the Swedish Academy in Stockholm by Allen Upward (1910)
"... mean that if we should speak disrespectfully of Archbishop Gulielmus the pavement of Dublin or elsewhere would open beneath our feet, and engulph us. ..."

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