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awash

a·wash

awash

 
pronunciation:
wash
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: swept or covered by waves or water; flooded.
The deck was awash.
definition 2: floating on and carried along by waves.
The wreckage of the plane was awash on the sea.
similar words:
adrift
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part of speech: adverb
definition 1: swept or covered by waves or water.
He lay awash on the shore.
definition 2: floating on and carried along by waves.
similar words:
adrift