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Present participle for to overwhelm with an excessive amount of something
“Jordan raised his hands to silence the Governors who were ready to swamp him with questions.”
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Present participle for to flood or deluge with water
“The Army Corps of Engineers raced to patch the city's fractured levee system for fear the additional rain from Rita could swamp the walls and flood the city all over again.”
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Present participle for to overcome with emotion or stress
“Her emotions couldn't figure out whether to be joyful at the news or to swamp her with guilt.”
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Present participle for to be totally absorbed or engrossed by something
“I would close my eyes and take a deep breath but millions of thoughts would swamp my mind and I felt like a failure.”
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Present participle for to be, or cause to be, thoroughly wet or waterlogged
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Present participle for to overwhelm or inundate with people, animals or things
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(crowd into) Present participle for to press forward into an area, especially with limited space
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Present participle for to fill (a vehicle, ship, container, etc.) with a large amount of something
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Present participle for to defeat or conquer comprehensively
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Present participle for to cover completely with water
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Present participle for to violently subdue (opposition or a rebellion)
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Present participle for to be more in number than somebody or something
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(of a feeling) Present participle for to affect (someone) suddenly and powerfully
Noun
An overflow of a large amount of water beyond its normal limits
“A witness was concerned the wash could endanger staff working on moored boats in the area, as well as swamping rowing boats in the Putney area.”
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