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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Inundate \In*un"date\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Inundated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inundating}.] [L. inundatus, p. p. of inundare to inundate; pref. in- in + undare to rise in waves, to overflow, fr. unda a wave. See {Undulate}.]

1. To cover with a flood; to overflow; to deluge; to flood; as, the river inundated the town.

2. To fill with an overflowing abundance or superfluity; as, the country was inundated with bills of credit.

Syn: To overflow; deluge; flood; overwhelm; submerge; drown.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

inundated

adjective

1: covered with water; "the main deck was afloat (or awash)"; "the monsoon left the whole place awash"; "a flooded bathroom"; "inundated farmlands"; "an overflowing tub" [syn: {afloat(p)}, {awash(p)}, {flooded}, {inundated}, {overflowing}]


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