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Noun
An overflow of a large amount of water beyond its normal limits, especially over what is normally dry land
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“Firefighters, police, council workers and Thames Water joined forces to fight back the flood and limit the damage.”
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An outpouring of tears
“The teenager whose courageous three year battle against cancer has featured in the Evening Advertiser was distraught by the incident, and went home in floods of tears.”
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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 group of people assembled together in a disorganized manner
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An excessive or abundant amount or number
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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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Inundate or submerge
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“What will happen next year when the water will flood Anjanvara's fertile fields?”
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To overflow, as by water from excessive rainfall
“That wooden bridge, it would lead a pathway across a river that would flood every year at spring and become a frozen corridor of still ice when the cold came around.”
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Overwhelm with large amounts or quantities
“Burns wants the emphasis switched from treating to preventing disease and is encouraging radical plans to flood deprived areas with specialist health workers.”
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Arrive in overwhelming amounts or quantities
“No sooner than he had said this, he felt a sudden surge of energy flood through him.”
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To cover or become covered with water
“Large numbers of immigrants flooded the area.”
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To move in a group, often in a hurried manner
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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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To move (quickly) without obstruction
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To vomit
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Eject semen
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To fill (a vehicle, ship, container, etc.) with a large amount of something
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To illuminate
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