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to affect deeply or completely, as with emotion

Synonyms for engulf

flow over or cover completely

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His father, Than Kosis, Jeddak of Zodanga, has made her voluntary marriage to his son the price of peace between our countries, but Tardos Mors will not accede to the demands and has sent word that he and his people would rather look upon the dead face of their princess than see her wed to any than her own choice, and that personally he would prefer being engulfed in the ashes of a lost and burning Helium to joining the metal of his house with that of Than Kosis.
HARIPUR -- Sudden discharge of heavy smoke from a local industrial unit engulfed the city and surrounding areas on Wednesday evening, causing breathing problems for residents and reduced visibility on roads.
Station officer of the fire and rescue headquarters in Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) said in its fire report that "The crew surprisingly noted that the fire engulfed instantaneously in quick succession, at all six floors of the building in the same manner".
Rail passengers said the car was "split in two" and engulfed by a fireball at Barns Green in Horsham, West Sussex.
Summary: One car was completely engulfed while the front end of the second car had been scorched as well.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 28 (ANI): A thick layer of fog engulfed the national capital and its neighbouring regions on Sunday morning, affecting the train services.
The blaze engulfed the house situated in Dogdara village of Babozai Payen area, killing six siblings including five sisters and a brother when they were sleeping.
The fire engulfed the tissues paper and diapers workshop in the industrial area, rescue officials said, adding that the gutted equipment was worth millions of rupees.
The fire initially broke out at a house in the Kas Manz Kaly village due to an electric short circuit and quickly engulfed the neighbouring houses, police said.
Summary: A huge fire engulfed a lumber warehouse in a Mount Lebanon town Sunday, the state-run National News Agency reported.
He then appears to dive headlong into the ferocious flames before being engulfed.
FLAMES engulfed a car parked up on the side of a road.
Local officials have said the entire US forces camp was engulfed in flames, suggesting it was out of control.
Karachi -- A fire broke-out in a plastic factory located in New Karachi Industrial area, which engulfed other parts of area.
Download Huge fire engulfs 27storey London tower block NNA - A huge fire engulfed a 27-storey block of flats in central London on Wednesday injuring a number of people and possibly trapping some residents inside the towering inferno.