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  • And when at his final examination he makes, as nine-tenths of such men do make, a grand crash, and his name comes out in the third or fourth class, or he get "gulfed" altogether -- it is two to one but his friends and his tutor look upon him, and talk of him, as rather an ill-used individual.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, Number 358, August 1845

  • His consternation at the realization that they had found his boat was gulfed in a greater astonishment.

    People of the Dark

  • He seemed to have grown in this interlude, the serving lad, and the space between altar and nave, contrarily, to have gulfed.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • A blue tractor beam en-gulfed the runabout and thrust it away from the debris.

    Demons Of Air And Darkness

  • Her voice sawing at his nerves, he imagined her en - gulfed in flame, her bleached hair sizzling a special green.

    Neuromancer

  • Anything organic had been seared to ash by the firestorm that had gulfed the exploded, structures.

    In Other Worlds

  • A trollish cry gulfed hearing, and Carl threw himself flat.

    In Other Worlds

  • Brut, in the silver armour of his rank, knew that two full days had passed since Rackhir had left for the Sigh - ing Desert Three more days and the city would be en - gulfed by Narjhan's mighty rabble-and they knew there was no chance of halting their advance.

    The Bane of the Black Sword

  • It must be added that his English essay was original, and this also helped him; but had it not been for the other great piece of luck he would, in Oxford phrase, have been "completely gulfed."

    Famous Affinities of History — Volume 4

  • "I'm surprised you should have been gulfed so easily," said Tuppence scornfully.

    Secret Adversary

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