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Engulf definition: to flow over and cover ( someone or something ).

Engulf sentence: the city threatens to engulf the nearby suburbs.

Falter definition: to stop being strong or successful or to begin to fail or weaken.

Falter sentence: Amber’s steps began to falter.

Frail definition: having less than a normal amount of strength or force of something or very weak.

Frail sentence: I could barely hear her frail voice.

Relishing definition: enjoyment or delight of something.

Relishing sentence: she plays the role with great relish.

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Undulating definition: to move or be shaped like waves

Back (Definition)


Undulating sentence: the surface is a slightly undulating plain.

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Supple definition: of a body or body part and able to bend or twist easily.

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Supple sentence: it is important to stretch before you exercise to keep a supple form

Frayed definition: a fight, struggle, or disagreement that involves many people.

Frayed sentence: he threw himself into the fray.

Jostled definition: to push against ( someone ) while moving forward in a crowd of people.

Jostled sentence: everyone in the crowd was jostling each other trying to get a better view.

Careening definition: to go forward quickly without control.

Careening sentence: the car went careening down the hill.

Taut definition: very tight from being pulled or stretched, not loose or slack

The rope was taut.