Engulf : Definition

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Definitions of Engulf

Pronunciation : En*gulf"
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [Pref. en- + gulf: cf. OF. engolfer. Cf. Ingulf.]
Definition : Defn: To absorb or swallow up as in a gulf. It quite engulfs all human thought. Young.

Syn. -- See Absorb.

t. [imp. & p. p. Engulfed; p. pr. & vb. n. Engulfing.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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