from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To flood
- n. A flood; an excess or superabundance.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To flood over; fill to overflowing.
One of those months where things get too much and my emotions just overflood.
It is a negative one: I want to counteract the misunderstandings which overflood the whole field, especially by the careless mixing of mental and moral influence.
His great breast and head were joined by a massive column of throat that gave volume for the coursing of the blood to fire the battery of thought, perchance in a tempest overflood it, extinguish it.
One hand carried her candle, the light of which fell on her pale face, with its halo of blackness -- her hair, which looked like a well of darkness, that threatened to break from its bonds and overflood the room with a second night, dark enough to blot out that which was now looking in, treeful and deep, at the uncurtained windows.
He would have been a stern man, but for an unusual amount of reverence that seemed to overflood the sternness, and change it into strong love.
I shall try not to overflood this place with insects, which I acknowledge the fact that some of you have certain repulsion towards small creatures.
We need to overflood their emails and phones and march down to their offices.
a massive column of throat that gave volume for the coursing of the blood to fire the battery of thought, perchance in a tempest overflood it, extinguish it.