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whelm



Pronunciation: (hwelm, welm), [key]
v.t.
1. to submerge; engulf.
2. to overcome utterly; overwhelm: whelmed by misfortune.

v.i.
to roll or surge over something, as in becoming submerged.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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