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welter

wel·ter

welter

 
 
pronunciation:
wel tr
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: weltered, weltering, welters
definition 1: to become involved or entangled, often overwhelmingly.
He is weltering in paperwork.
definition 2: to roll about or wallow, as in mud or the open sea.
The ship weltered in the waves lashed up by the violent winds.
similar words:
wallow
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a disorderly mass or turmoil; jumble.
a welter of documents
definition 2: a turbulent rolling and tossing, as of the sea.