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engulf

US [ɪnˈɡʌlf]
UK [ɪn'ɡʌlf]
  • v.吞没;包围;淹没;严重影响
  • Web卷入;席卷;吞噬
Simple Present:engulfs  Present Participle:engulfing  Past Tense:engulfed  
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v.
1.
~ sb/sth
包围;吞没;淹没to surround or to cover sb/sth completely
He was engulfed by a crowd of reporters.
他被一群记者团团围住。
The vehicle was engulfed in flames .
汽车被大火吞没。
2.
~ sb/sth
严重影响to affect sb/sth very strongly
Fear engulfed her.
她陷入深深的恐惧之中。

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