Engulfed
Engulf En*gulf", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Engulfed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Engulfing}.] [Pref. en- + gulf: cf. OF. engolfer. Cf. {Ingulf}.] To absorb or swallow up as in a gulf. [1913 Webster]

It quite engulfs all human thought. --Young.

Syn: See {Absorb}. [1913 Webster]


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