Origin of engulf
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This cess-pool offered its engulfment to the city and the universe.
The central portions of the dome have since been removed by engulfment, or denudation, or by both these causes.Principles of Geology
The first effect is instantaneous, then the engulfment becomes more gradual.A Tenderfoot Bride
Clarice E. Richards
Beyond, the opaqueness was massive; to penetrate thither seemed horrible, an entrance into it appeared like an engulfment.
This engulfment is the sepulchre which assumes a tide, and which mounts from the depths of the earth towards a living man.
- to immerse, plunge, bury, or swallow up
- (often passive) to overwhelmengulfed by debts