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inundate


in·un·date [inundate inundates inundated inundating] BrE [ˈɪnʌndeɪt] NAmE [ˈɪnʌndeɪt] verb usually passive
1. ~ sb (with sth) to give or send sb so many things that they cannot deal with them all
Syn: overwhelm, Syn:swamp
We have been inundated with offers of help.
2. ~ sth (formal)to cover an area of land with a large amount of water
Syn: flood
Flood waters inundate the river plain each spring.
Derived Word:inundation
Verb forms:

Word Origin:
late 16th cent.: (earlier (late Middle English) as inundation) from Latin inundat- ‘flooded’, from the verb inundare, from in- ‘into, upon’ + undare ‘to flow’ (from unda ‘a wave’).

Example Bank:
Fans inundated the radio station with calls.
Many sheep were lost in the floods and the city was inundated.
She's inundated with work at the moment.

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