inundated

[ in-uhn-deyt, -uhn-, in-uhn-deyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF inundated

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The least fissure in the latter would have inundated the channel.

Women and men, amongst whom were several journalists, were inundated.

The directors were inundated with schemes of all sorts for facilitating locomotion.

A great flood of happiness, of joy in living, inundated his being.

Sometimes, as is done in Egypt, the fields are inundated before sowing.

When I left her she was inundated and exhausted with pleasure, while I could do no more.

If we are to be inundated, it will be because we are able to pay.

If then, they inundate us with their products, it is because they expect to be inundated with ours.

Driven, lured, coerced, these Aryan tribes have inundated the earth.

There is a network of sluices, by which 127 the surrounding country can be inundated.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, back-formation from inundation, or else from Latin inundatus, past participle of inundare "to overflow, run over" (see inundation). Related: Inundated; inundating.

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