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flood

flood

 
pronunciation:
fluhd
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a sudden, strong flow of water onto land that should not be under water.
Our house was destroyed in the flood.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: flooded, flooding, floods
definition 1: to cover or fill with a flow of water.
The rains flooded the fields.
similar words:
cover
definition 2: to fill with too much of something.
Local radio stations were flooded with telephone calls.
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