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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to swallow up in or as if in a gulf; submerge:

    The stormy sea engulfed the ship.

  2. to overwhelm or envelop completely:

    Grief engulfed him.

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  1. engulfment(Noun)

    The act of engulfing

Webster Dictionary

  1. Engulfment(noun)

    a swallowing up as if in a gulf

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