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; still even he became sensible of a whelming pressure.
It was the very wantonness of woe that swept over my heart, whelming it with terrible desolation!
Half buried in the whelming tide, the whale-boat dashed through the waves towards the high cliffs of the rocky island.
Set thee down, and I will tell thee of a whelming flood of care, and a double grief.
A wave of protective feeling rushed over Selina, new to her but warming and whelming, and she had forgiven them.
He knew a longing to give, a passion to protect her, a whelming desire to have shy secrets with this slim girl.