Wiktionary:Word of the day/April 5

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Word of the day for April 5
whelm v
  1. (transitive) To bury, to cover; to engulf, to submerge.
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To throw (something) over a thing so as to cover it.
  3. (transitive, obsolete) To ruin or destroy.
  4. (intransitive) To overcome with emotion; to overwhelm.

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