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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of whelm.

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Examples

  • Each rolling mountain whelmed them from view, and I would wait with sickening anxiety, fearing that they would never appear again.

    Chapter 17

  • (Turns out that whelmed is a real word that means “to cover with water,” so “overwhelmed” is a tad redundant and “underwhelmed” is just plan oxymoronic.)

    Heart over head : Bev Vincent

  • Each rolling mountain whelmed them from view, and I would wait with sickening anxiety, fearing that they would never appear again.

    Chapter 17

  • "whelmed" and told me nobody had ever offered her a "rosebud" before.

    The Beautiful Kind

  • On fire, yes, whelmed with flames, but was it screaming?

    Man on the Run

  • How excited I was to be lent the hardcover edition of the Ultimates 2 from my friend Mr. Gene only to be over whelmed with a huge multi splash page.

    2010 April « Monster Scifi Show Blog

  • The REP was so over whelmed, he welled up with tears.

    How will Clinton's surgery affect her job?

  • I was likewise whelmed with the guilt of an accomplice.

    The Minions of Midas

  • Unfortunately, we are over whelmed by the vocal, showboating fringe.

    Separating Art from Idiocy

  • Unfortunately, we are over whelmed by the vocal, showboating fringe.

    Separating Art from Idiocy

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