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To cover completely with water
“Around the globe this would drown dozens of cities, including London, and an area of low-lying land greater than the US.”
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Die through submersion in and inhalation of water
“He had been beaten and left to drown in the shallow water.”
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To inundate, submerge, overwhelm
“I didn't really understand what he was going on about as I drowned it out while covering Cole's ears at the same time.”
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To soak or wet thoroughly in liquid
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To be, or cause to be, wet or waterlogged
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To obscure, particularly amid an overwhelming volume of other items
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Keep in check
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To defeat, subdue or overcome with superior strength
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To cover completely with water
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To smother or suffocate someone
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To die or cease living
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To decrease in feeling or strength
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To block or clog up a space or opening
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To extinguish a flame or fire
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Fail, submerge
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