This timing may have been a mercy, given the fate that was about to engulf Yugoslavia.
Laila and I had been forced to vacate KL when an unchecked, daylight fire threatened to engulf our entire block.
Other schools have been shuttered because of attacks and threats stemming from the war that continues to engulf the country.
Suddenly, the screen cuts to FLAMES which engulf the word "COWARDS?!?"
They fear that if Afghanistan slips into crisis, instability and the rise of militancy will engulf the whole region.
With a sluggish movement the music uncoiled itself like a huge boa about to engulf a tiny rabbit.
Was it possible so slight an antagonist could engulf the battle cruiser?
Out of this slender fact the wrathful count might be weaving plot enough to engulf his faithful secretary.
Father Hennepin tells us that the stout soul of La Salle quailed before the horrible tumult which threatened to engulf him.
We are in a cavern of fire, and in another moment it will engulf us.