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synonyms for engulfed

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

antonyms for engulfed

MOST RELEVANT
  • dry
  • neglect
  • uncover
  • underwhelm
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How to use engulfed in a sentence

For good or ill, the torrent of rebellion was suffered to break loose, and it soon engulfed a continent.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The three Taverneys were engulfed in a dark courtyard where the door closed upon them.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
Scarcely had Frederick taken up his oars to row away from the ruins of the farmhouse, when the whole mass was engulfed.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
Neither spoke to each other, nor to her, and both seemed to be part of the awful stillness that engulfed the world.
THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINEJOHN FOX, JR.
With his bark engulfed, no fate awaited him but to perish of hunger and cold, like the poor shipwrecked sailor on "The Man Rock."
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
The green island of Philæ also is engulfed, and of the beautiful temple of Isis built upon it only the upper portion is visible.
PEEPS AT MANY LANDS: EGYPTR. TALBOT KELLY
Though, as I never heard of anyone being engulfed entirely, I suppose there were bottoms somewhere.
THIRTY YEARS IN AUSTRALIAADA CAMBRIDGE
He caught up the rifle, scrambled up over the side with the soldier's help, and was engulfed among his brothers.
THE MARNEEDITH WHARTON
In the stunned and sultry stillness that engulfed him, his whole being hung helpless like an empty sail.
HEROES OF TO-DAYMARY R. PARKMAN
Here the tides of battle twice engulfed it as it served alternately as a hospital for the wounded of each side.
MANASSES (BULL RUN) NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD PARK-VIRGINIAFRANCIS F. WILSHIN
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