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  • v. Present participle of overflood.


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  • I saw this on CNN this morning the streets are overflooding…….

    Live Blog from the Anchor Desk 9/5/08

  • However, the only incentive is that overflooding of cheaper goods into the weaker markets is something that local producers would certainly become a pain in the ass.

    ASEAN economic integration in the making?

  • Illegals have ruined this city overflooding schools, hospitals have been closed, blight and trash in neigborhoods and they have an arrogant attitude they have the same rights as US Citizens.

    Mayor Sam's Hotsheet for Monday

  • His novels tumbled forth with the serendipity of a wild river—changing channels, overflooding boundaries, trickling along on the force of their own blind weight, seeking a level.

    Mark Twain

  • She leaned forward on her elbows, and looked into those dark overflooding eyes and at the quivering mouth, and saw how the tears came thicker and thicker, and how the mouth became convulsed with sobs.

    Adam Bede

  • Since the human liver weighs five to eight pounds, it has the ability to store up to one-fourth of the blood, thus further protecting the heart from overflooding and taxing.


  • Every home, school, college and university stands for dry, cold utilitarianism, overflooding the brain of the pupil with a tremendous amount of ideas, handed down from generations past.

    Mother Earth, Vol. 1 No. 2, April 1906 Monthly Magazine Devoted to Social Science and Literature

  • American conditions are overflooding the market with thousands of girls.

    Anarchism and Other Essays

  • If an Irishman was present, she kept him from overflooding, managed to extract just the flavour of him, the smack of salt.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • Valais stretches itself from the glaciers of the Rhone, under the foot of the Simplon-mountain, between many varying mountain-heights, with its mighty river, the Rhone, which often swells and destroys everything, overflooding fields and roads.

    The Ice-Maiden: and Other Tales.


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