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Noun
An overflow of a large amount of water beyond its normal limits
“Firefighters, police, and council workers joined forces to fight back the flood and limit the damage.”
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An overwhelming quantity of things or people happening or appearing at the same time
“He flushed with embarrassment at the flood of fragments of the memories of that time.”
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A sudden or brief outbreak or burst of something
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“He discovered that the sudden flood of inspiration that had produced those words so quickly had dried up.”
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A generally large or overflowing number or quantity of something
“The American public responded to the devastation of Hurricane Andrew with a flood of donations.”
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An advance or forward movement
“What brought this to a head, almost certainly, was the flood into the city of young fighters from the northern and western battlefronts.”
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A group of people assembled together in a disorganized manner
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An inflow of water or liquid
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Permeation or infiltration
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Floodlight or beacon
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A large number of people or things
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An abundant supply
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Light with broad beam
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Nasty liquid
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A tragic event causing great suffering, destruction, and distress
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A whirling mass of fluid or air, especially a whirlpool or whirlwind
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To inundate or submerge, especially in water
“What will happen next year when the water will flood Anjanvara's fertile fields?”
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To overflow over the brim or banks of
“That wooden bridge crossed a river that would flood every year in spring.”
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To overwhelm with large amounts or quantities
“Burns is encouraging radical plans to flood deprived areas with specialist health workers.”
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To move or arrive in a sudden manner or in large quantities
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“No sooner than he had said this, he felt a sudden surge of energy flood through him.”
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To be, or cause to be, thoroughly wet or waterlogged
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To fill (a vehicle, ship, container, etc.) with a large amount of something
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Gradually spread through or over
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To inhabit a place in unpleasantly large numbers
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To cover completely with water
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Move somewhere in large numbers
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To move (quickly) without obstruction
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To vomit
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To experience a physical orgasm as a male
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To illuminate
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