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Synonyms for engulf
ɛnˈgʌlfen·gulf

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak upverb

    devote (oneself) fully to

    "He immersed himself into his studies"

    Synonyms:
    douse, bury, occupy, sop up, swallow, dump, assimilate, engross, dunk, souse, launch, draw, eat up, absorb, engage, take in, immerse, swallow up, ingest, take up, plunk, dip, soak up, dive, imbibe, take over, steep, suck up, plunge, infuse, suck

  2. engulfverb

    flow over or cover completely

    "The bright light engulfed him completely"

    Synonyms:
    absorb, soak up, plunge, steep, immerse, engross

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Editors Contribution

  1. englobe

    incorporate within itself.

    we believe god engulfs all that is.

    Submitted by rinat on December 13, 2015  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. engulfverb

    Synonyms:
    [Written also Ingulf.] absorb, swallow up

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "engulf":

    plunge

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How to use engulf in a sentence?

  1. Melanie Hexen:

    It is a fiery whirlwind that soars across the sky. Let it engulf Brock Allen Turner. (Dan A. Turner) (Judge Aaron Persky).

  2. Matthew Dube (at weed thumb):

    There is no tomorrow and there was no yesterday; if you truly want to accomplish your goals you must engulf yourself in today.Thus all there is to it .

  3. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    Unconditional war can no longer lead to unconditional victory. It can no longer serve to settle disputes. It can no longer be of concern to great powers alone. For a nuclear disaster, spread by winds and waters and fear, could well engulf the great and the small, the rich and the poor, the committed and the uncommitted alike. Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind.

  4. Aboubacar Mamane:

    The protesters are crying out in local Hausa language: 'Charlie is Satan - let hell engulf those supporting Charlie'.


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