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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of inundate.
- adj. flooded
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- adj. covered with water
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While these barriers may protect the city from future floods, buildings whose lower levels are already submerged will remain inundated, continuing to rot at their foundations.
According to our author, who foresaw "No Man's Land" between the two opposing forces, "there will be formed a certain zone absolutely impassable in consequence of the terrible fire with which it will be inundated from a short distance from each side."
Farewell, the future in which a semi-imperial coronet hand gleamed! even that where a cascade of gold coin inundated the new Danae.
Almost all the land in the vicinity is excellent and well calculated for cultivation, and several spots which we have visited, would be admirably adapted to the captain's views, but that there is not a sufficient extent unincumbered, or which could be fitted for the purposes of tillage in a space of time short enough to be serviceable; others are at some seasons inundated, which is an insurmountable objection.
The union alleged employees were "inundated" with literature, emails and phone calls from Delta urging them to vote against the AFA.
On February 20, 2000, McCain thundered that the robocalls hitting him -- done by this outfit -- were "hate calls" that had "inundated" him.
On February 20 of that year, according to Nexis, he called them "hate calls" and complained about being "inundated" by them.
The current camp owners wrote to say that they'd been "inundated" by emails.
Michael Bloomberg said it took five months for his administration to find and hand over photographs from Sarah Palin's 2007 visit to City Hall because, in all likelihood, they were "inundated" with other Freedom of Information Law requests.
It sounds like a good strategy, but Amazon says even its customer reviewers are "inundated" with books.
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