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Noun
Plural for an overflow of a large amount of water beyond its normal limits, especially over what is normally dry land
“Firefighters, police, council workers and Thames Water joined forces to fight back the flood and limit the damage.”
Noun
Plural for 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.”
Noun
Plural for 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.”
Verb
Inundate or submerge
“What will happen next year when the water will flood Anjanvara's fertile fields?”
Verb
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.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
Arrive in overwhelming amounts or quantities
“No sooner than he had said this, he felt a sudden surge of energy flood through him.”
Verb
To cover or become covered with water
“Large numbers of immigrants flooded the area.”
Noun
A considerable amount
Phrase
Noun
(medicine) The outflows of a bodily fluid
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