What is the opposite of engulf?

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(drain) Opposite of to cover completely with water
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(drain) Opposite of to cover completely with water
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Opposite of wrap up, cover, or surround completely
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(of a feeling) Opposite of to affect (someone) suddenly and powerfully
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Opposite of to hold or engage the attention of
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Opposite of to use, empty or drain completely
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(of a feeling) Opposite of to completely preoccupy the mind of (someone)
“He now runs a one-man firm out of a downtrodden office block and takes on cases that bore him.”
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Opposite of to conceal or hide from view
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Opposite of to inundate, submerge, overwhelm
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Opposite of to overwhelm (with large quantities of something to be dealt with)
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Opposite of to assimilate into a body, structure or system
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Opposite of to hold or engage the attention of
“I managed to maintain a controlled line but the headache and dizziness were starting to distract me.”
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(snowed under) Opposite of to be overwhelmed with a very large quantity of something, especially work
“After three months of work, I managed to clear my schedule so I could escape the site for a much-needed three-week respite.”
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