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English noun: welter

1. welter (state) a confused multitude of things

Synonymsclutter, fuddle, jumble, mare's nest, muddle, smother

Broader (hypernym)disorder, disorderliness

Narrower (hyponym)rummage

English verb: welter

1. welter (motion) toss, roll, or rise and fall in an uncontrolled way

SamplesThe shipwrecked survivors weltered in the sea for hours.

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)roll over

2. welter (motion) roll around,

SamplesPigs were wallowing in the mud.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)move

3. welter (cognition) be immersed in

SamplesWelter in work.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

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