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inundate
 v.  overwhelm; cover with water, especially floodwaters
Example Sentence:
1  Until the great dam was built, the waters of the Nile used to inundate the river valley like clockwork every year.
2  She was inundated by floods of fan mail.
3  They have inundated me with fan letters.
4  Their neighborhood is being inundated by the rising waters of the Colorado River.
5  Her office was inundated with requests for tickets.
Classic Sentence:
1  The shades, those sombre hatchers of primitive Christianity, only awaited an opportunity to bring about an explosion under the Caesars and to inundate the human race with light.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—MINES AND MINERS
2  Each one of these mysterious lines shone before her eyes and inundated her heart with a strange radiance.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—COSETTE AFTER THE LETTER
3  The dazzling sun of June inundated this terrible thing with light.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—THE CHARYBDIS OF THE FAUBOURG SAINT ANTOINE AND...
4  When Marius re-entered the redoubt with Gavroche in his arms, his face, like the child, was inundated with blood.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVII—MORTUUS PATER FILIUM MORITURUM EXPECTAT
5  The pure, healthful, living, joyous air that was easy to breathe inundated him.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IX—MARIUS PRODUCES ON SOME ONE WHO IS A JUDGE OF ...
6  The red blood inundated her face, previously so pale.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 3 Eustacia Dresses Herself on a Black Morning
7  Her face was inundated with an angry colour and she looked as if she would attack someone with her hands.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In A MOTHER
8  It was that first, redoubtable moment of inundation, when the stream rises to the level of the levee and when the water begins to filter through the fissures of dike.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER III—GAVROCHE WOULD HAVE DONE BETTER TO ACCEPT ENJ...
9  There occurred, infamous to relate, inundations of the sewer.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—BRUNESEAU