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flood
  • noun
    An overflowing of a large amount of water beyond its normal confines, especially over what is normally dry land. (a flood barrier)
    An outpouring of tears or emotion. (Rose burst into such a flood of tears and sobs as I had never seen)
    short for floodlight
    verb
    Cover or submerge (a place or area) with water. (the dam burst, flooding a small town)
    Arrive in overwhelming amounts or quantities. (sunlight flooded in at the windows)

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