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synonyms for engulf

  • bury
  • consume
  • encompass
  • envelop
  • flood
  • immerse
  • inundate
  • overrun
  • overwhelm
  • plunge
  • submerge
  • swamp
  • deluge
  • drown
  • engross
  • imbibe
  • overflow
  • whelm
  • swallow up
See also synonyms for: engulfed
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antonyms for engulf

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  • dry
  • neglect
  • uncover
  • underwhelm
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How to use engulf in a sentence

I guess if the pandemic just gets so out of control that it engulfs the whole country again, then that could bring it to a halt.
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His family’s apartment was destroyed in the early-1990s civil war that engulfed the nation.
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If you don’t create, update, and optimize your content, you’ll fall behind and get engulfed by your competition.
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The ongoing collaboration between Sims and Berni with the genetically modified Drosophila larvae emerged from the next debate that engulfed the field, which concerned whether Lévy walks are adaptive, intrinsic traits.
RANDOM SEARCH WIRED INTO ANIMALS MAY HELP THEM HUNTLIAM DREWJUNE 11, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Amoebas engulf a bit of prey by surrounding it with their pseudopodia.
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It must be creeping around the eastern edge, and would soon engulf us.
PHARAOH'S BROKERELLSWORTH DOUGLASS
If her burning fire could but be poured out upon him, and engulf the artist in her destroying waves.
THE PRECIPICEIVAN GONCHAROV
We would then be sleeping on a volcano, such as may at any hour engulf the empire of Russia.
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I decided to wait until she was quite close and then to engulf her with the full force of the male principle.
THE DOUBLE SPYDAN T. MOORE
Vines threatened to engulf the circling street of sepulchers in greenery and bloom, and grass to encroach on the flower plots.
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WORDS RELATED TO ENGULF

  • drive in
  • embed
  • engulf
  • implant
  • sink
  • submerge
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