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  • verbabsorb, overwhelm
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Synonyms for engulf

verb absorb, overwhelm
  • bury
  • consume
  • encompass
  • envelop
  • flood
  • immerse
  • inundate
  • overrun
  • overwhelm
  • plunge
  • submerge
  • swamp
  • deluge
  • drown
  • engross
  • imbibe
  • overflow
  • whelm
  • swallow up

Antonyms for engulf

  • dry
  • neglect
  • uncover
  • underwhelm
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to engulf

bury

verb. plant in ground
  • drive in
  • embed
  • engulf
  • implant
  • sink
  • submerge

deluge

verb. overwhelm

drown

verb. submerge in liquid; submerge and die

drowning

verb. submerge in liquid; submerge and die

engross

verb. hold one's attention

envelop

verb. encase, hide
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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