Inundate



[in-uh n-deyt, -uhn-, in-uhn-deyt] /ˈɪn ənˌdeɪt, -ʌn-, ɪnˈʌn deɪt/

verb (used with object), inundated, inundating.
1.
to flood; cover or overspread with water; deluge.
2.
to overwhelm:
inundated with letters of protest.
/ˈɪnʌnˌdeɪt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to cover completely with water; overflow; flood; swamp
2.
to overwhelm, as if with a flood: to be inundated with requests
v.

1620s, back-formation from inundation, or else from Latin inundatus, past participle of inundare “to overflow, run over” (see inundation). Related: Inundated; inundating.

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