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inundate

in·un·date

inundate

 
 
pronunciation:
I nn deIt
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: inundated, inundates, inundating
definition 1: to cover or overspread with water, esp. a very large amount; flood.
The floods inundated the entire coastal region.
similar words:
deluge, engulf, flood, overflow, overrun, submerge
definition 2: to overspread or overwhelm as if with a flood of water; deluge.
The office was inundated with responses to the advertisement.
similar words:
avalanche, deluge, engulf, flood, swamp
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derivation: inundation (n.)