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(动词) 
Definition
to immerse, plunge, or swallow up
The flat was engulfed in flames.
同义词
immerse
The electrodes are immersed in liquid.
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bury
His reaction was to withdraw, to bury himself in work.
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flood (out)
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plunge
She plunged her face into a bowl of cold water.
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drown
The country would be drowned in blood.
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swamp
The river burst its banks, swamping a mobile home park.
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submerge
The river burst its banks, submerging an entire village.
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overrun
The flower beds were overrun with weeds.
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inundate
Their neighbourhood is being inundated by the rising waters.
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deluge
The office was deluged with complaints.
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envelop
the thick black cloud of smoke that enveloped the area
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swallow up
(动词) 
Definition
to overwhelm
He was engulfed by a feeling of emptiness.
同义词
overwhelm
The small Pacific island could be overwhelmed by rising sea levels.
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overcome
the satisfaction of overcoming a rival
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crush
The military operation was the first step in a plan to crush the uprising.
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absorb
a second career which absorbed her more completely than acting ever had
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engross
There's something about them which engrosses the public.

其他同义词

in the sense of absorb
Definition
to engage the interest of someone
a second career which absorbed her more completely than acting ever had
in the sense of bury
Definition
to occupy (oneself) with deep concentration
His reaction was to withdraw, to bury himself in work.
in the sense of crush
Definition
to control or subdue by force
The military operation was the first step in a plan to crush the uprising.
同义词
put down,
stamp out,
vanquish (literary),

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Life on the edge
The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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