to immerse, plunge, or swallow upThe flat was engulfed in flames.
The electrodes are immersed in liquid.
His reaction was to withdraw, to bury himself in work.
She plunged her face into a bowl of cold water.
The country would be drowned in blood.
The river burst its banks, swamping a mobile home park.
The river burst its banks, submerging an entire village.
The flower beds were overrun with weeds.
Their neighbourhood is being inundated by the rising waters.
The office was deluged with complaints.
the thick black cloud of smoke that enveloped the area
to overwhelmHe was engulfed by a feeling of emptiness.
The small Pacific island could be overwhelmed by rising sea levels.
the satisfaction of overcoming a rival
The military operation was the first step in a plan to crush the uprising.
a second career which absorbed her more completely than acting ever had
There's something about them which engrosses the public.
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in the sense of absorb
to engage the interest of someonea second career which absorbed her more completely than acting ever had
in the sense of bury
to occupy (oneself) with deep concentrationHis reaction was to withdraw, to bury himself in work.
engulf 的词库—— 柯林斯 英语词库
Life on the edge