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ingulf

[in-guhlf]
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verb (used with object)
  1. engulf.
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Examples from the Web for ingulf

Historical Examples

  • What a piece of Ivo's mind on this occasion might be, let Ingulf describe.

    Hereward, The Last of the English

    Charles Kingsley

  • Will it ingulf us in its insatiable maw, as the whale did Jonah?

    Voyage of the Paper Canoe

    Nathaniel H. Bishop

  • It seemed to them mountain-high, and ready to ingulf the entire land.

    Rodman the Keeper

    Constance Fenimore Woolson

  • Whirlpools turned her skiff round and round like a feather, and yawning gulfs threatened each moment to ingulf her.

    Captain Kyd, Vol. II

    Joseph Holt Ingraham

  • He is more concerned regarding their escape from the threatening doom that seems ready to ingulf them.

    Miss Caprice

    St. George Rathborne


British Dictionary definitions for ingulf

ingulf

verb
  1. a variant spelling of engulf
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Derived Formsingulfment, noun
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