Engulfing sentence example

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  • The numerous sterile florets are large almost engulfing the center cluster of fertile flowers.
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  • The path has been edged with rock-filled gabions to prevent the scree above from engulfing it.
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  • This allows the phagocytes to begin engulfing and destroying the organism.
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  • A great wave of secularity rolled over the Church, engulfing the religious orders with the rest; love waxed cold, fervour languished; learning declined, discipline was relaxed, bitter rivalries broke out, especially between Franciscans and Dominicans.
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  • Like the seventh and last wave that shatters a ship, that last irresistible wave burst from the rear and reached the front ranks, carrying them off their feet and engulfing them all.
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