What is the opposite of flood?

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Noun
Opposite of an overflow of a large amount of water beyond its normal limits, especially over what is normally dry land
Noun
Opposite of an overwhelming quantity of things or people happening or appearing at the same time
Noun
Opposite of a group of people assembled together in a disorganized manner
“It can only be described as an utter failure that only one individual turned up to the show.”
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Opposite of a steady, continuous stream or supply of something
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Opposite of something that streams out rapidly
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Opposite of a heavy rain
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Opposite of an overwhelming number of questions, criticisms, complaints, etc. delivered simultaneously or in rapid succession
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(somewhat rare) Opposite of a sudden outburst of emotion
“The medication gave her brief relief from her nagging cough, but within twenty-four hours, it had returned.”
Noun
Opposite of a series of things of the same type, especially when unwelcome, happening within a short space of time
Noun
Opposite of a sudden occurrence of something unwelcome, such as war or disease
Noun
Opposite of a sudden brief outbreak
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Opposite of an inflow of water into a river, lake, or the sea
Noun
Opposite of a sudden, widespread occurrence of an undesirable phenomenon
Noun
Opposite of a countless or extremely great number of people or things
Noun
Opposite of crowd
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Opposite of inundate or submerge
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Opposite of arrive in overwhelming amounts or quantities
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Opposite of to make completely wet
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Opposite of to supply or fill to excess
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Opposite of to flow out in great quantities or with force
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Opposite of to supply (farmland) with water, by building ditches, pipes, etc.
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(usually of a liquid) Opposite of to rise up, to spill over, or to be on the verge of spilling over
“His tears began to ebb once he had gotten over the overwhelming emotion of landing his dream job.”
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Opposite of to enter for conquest or plunder
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Opposite of to cover with a flood
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Opposite of move somewhere in large numbers
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Opposite of to make wet
“Wash and dry your hands before you come to the dinner table.”
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Opposite of to overwhelm (with large quantities of something to be dealt with)
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Opposite of seep, discharge liquid
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Opposite of to move (quickly) without obstruction
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