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synonyms for inundation

  • flood
  • tide
  • torrent
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How to use inundation in a sentence

The imagery shows the massive amount of storm surge inundation as the marshland was overrun by ocean water.
BEFORE AND AFTER IMAGES SHOW THE DEVASTATION FROM HURRICANE IDAKASHA PATEL, LARIS KARKLIS, ZACH LEVITTSEPTEMBER 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s becoming clear, they say, that Ida’s danger extends well beyond the inundation and scattered debris caused by the Category 4 hurricane — since downgraded to a tropical storm washing over parts of Alabama, Tennessee and Kentucky.
NEW ORLEANS POWER FAILURES COULD POSE MORE DANGERS THAN THE HURRICANE ITSELF, AID WORKERS WARNJACOB BOGAGE, WILL ENGLUNDAUGUST 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Across the globe, innumerable cultural sites face storm-related flooding, erosion and inundation from rising seas.
PRESERVING CULTURAL AND HISTORIC TREASURES IN A CHANGING CLIMATE MAY MEAN TRANSFORMING THEMERIN SEEKAMPNOVEMBER 22, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Ways of adaptingAcross the globe, innumerable cultural sites face storm-related flooding, erosion and inundation from rising seas.
SAVING HISTORICAL LANDMARKS FROM CLIMATE CHANGE COULD MEAN ALTERING THEMBY ERIN SEEKAMP/THE CONVERSATIONNOVEMBER 17, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
With just over 234 million eligible voters, most Americans have received a handful, and those in swing states or in pivotal voting groups are getting clobbered with a total inundation.
WHY POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS ARE SENDING 3 BILLION TEXTS IN THIS ELECTIONTATE RYAN-MOSLEYOCTOBER 28, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Take all that into consideration and we can have inundation 30 miles inland.
WHY IS HURRICANE LAURA SO FRIGHTENING? TWO WORDS: STORM SURGECLEAF2013AUGUST 26, 2020FORTUNE
Fertile fields, numerous villas and flourishing villages were overwhelmed by the inundation.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
At one inundation that occurred about sixty years ago, eighty thousand persons were drowned.
ROLLO IN HOLLANDJACOB ABBOTT
The above is what has been said on the subject of winds and rains, the rising of rivers, and the inundation of plains.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
Neither as yet was visible the threatening mass of the inundation.
THE TIGER HUNTERMAYNE REID
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WORDS RELATED TO INUNDATION

  • Niagara
  • cascade
  • cataclysm
  • deluge
  • downpour
  • gush
  • inundation
  • overflow
  • torrent
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