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Present participle for to cover with a flood
“Around the globe this would drown dozens of cities, including London, and an area of low-lying land greater than the US.”
Present participle for die through submersion in and inhalation of water
“He had been beaten and left to drown in the shallow water.”
Present participle for 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.”
Present participle for to wet thoroughly with liquid
“… drowned the carpet with shampoo, and so it took forever to dry.”
Present participle for to make wet
“… cooked pasta drowned in marinara sauce.”
Present participle for to obscure, particularly amid an overwhelming volume of other items
Settling in
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