I hear the myriad falsehoods you have told—one whelming confusion.
Sanding: The continuance of the metaphor in "higher waves" are "whelming."
In their whelming presence Babbitt felt small and insignificant.
So Torcall the Harper moved into the whelming flood, and he played a wild strange air, like the laughing of a child.
The Emperor's lance splintered; he fought with a pole-axe; ...