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English verb: inundate

1. inundate (contact) fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid

SamplesThe basement was inundated after the storm.
The images flooded his mind.

Synonymsdeluge, flood, swamp

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something with something

Broader (hypernym)fill, fill up, make full

2. inundate (change) fill or cover completely, usually with water

ExamplesThe swollen rivers inundate the area with water

Synonymsdeluge, submerge

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)flood

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