Synonyms for engulf
- swallow up
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENGULF
Was it possible so slight an antagonist could engulf the battle cruiser?
We are in a cavern of fire, and in another moment it will engulf us.
Father Hennepin tells us that the stout soul of La Salle quailed before the horrible tumult which threatened to engulf him.
Then, like erl-king in the German legends, they broaden out to engulf their opponent.
Over this body of this hero, rolls the horrible flood that is to engulf France.
This cloud of superstition which is settling about us may engulf us in ruin.
As it is, we all tread on quicksands of mystery, that may open and engulf us at any instant.
The storms of life were about him, the great waves were ready to engulf him.
Should haste to enjoy the lusciousness of summer engulf the delights of spring?
The shadow cast by the hills to the west rose to engulf them as they descended.