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Verb: engulf  en'gúlf
  1. Devote (oneself) fully to
    - steep, immerse, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up, ingulf [archaic]
  2. Flow over or cover completely
    "The bright light engulfed him completely";
    - ingulf [archaic]

Derived forms: engulfs, engulfing, engulfed

Type of: center [US], centre [Brit, Cdn], concentrate, enclose, enfold, envelop, enwrap, focus, pore, rivet, wrap