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Welter

Wel´ter
v. i.1.
[imp. & p. p. Weltered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Weltering.]
1.To roll, as the body of an animal; to tumble about, especially in anything foul or defiling; to wallow.
These wizards welter in wealth's waves.
- Spenser.
2.To rise and fall, as waves; to tumble over, as billows.
Waves that, hardly weltering, die away.
- Wordsworth.
v. t.1.To wither; to wilt.
Weltered hearts and blighted . . . memories.
- I. Taylor.
a.1.(Horse Racing) Of, pertaining to, or designating, the most heavily weighted race in a meeting; as, a welter race; the welter stakes.
n.1.That in which any person or thing welters, or wallows; filth; mire; slough.
2.A rising or falling, as of waves; as, the welter of the billows; the welter of a tempest.
Noun1.welter - a confused multitude of things
Verb1.welter - toss, roll, or rise and fall in an uncontrolled way; "The shipwrecked survivors weltered in the sea for hours"
2.welter - roll around, "pigs were wallowing in the mud"
Synonyms: wallow
3.welter - be immersed in; "welter in work"
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