- just level with or scarcely above the surface of the water, so that waves break over the top.
- overflowing with water, as the upper deck of a ship in a heavy sea.
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These ersatz social events are awash in positive vibes, but they also make deprivations of the past year stark.The joy of vax: The people giving the shots are seeing hope, and it’s contagious|Maura Judkis|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
At a moment when the world is awash in surplus natural gas, much of it from Texas wells, the state’s power-generating operators were unable to turn that gas into electricity to meet that demand.‘Frozen windmills’ aren’t to blame for Texas’s power failure|Adriana Usero, Salvador Rizzo|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
The world isn’t exactly awash with “virtual humans” just yet, but the Samsung-owned venture has continued to progress.CES trends to look out for at this year’s virtual conference|Stan Horaczek|January 6, 2021|Popular-Science
Pretending isn’t something you have to do with me since I’m awash in all of your collective dirty laundry all the time.
From Washington state to West Virginia and from Texas to Pennsylvania, the country was awash in record or near-record case counts Thursday.Virus spreads in much of the U.S., setting records and straining health care|Lenny Bernstein, Joel Achenbach, Alexandra Hinojosa, Carolyn Y. Johnson|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
Men and women of good intent who simply seek “the truth” upon which to base their opinions find themselves awash in folderol.
But this patient was a doctor who had been treating people with Ebola in a facility awash with hyper-infective fluids.
It’s arguably the best film of the ‘90s—a postmodern pop culture smorgasbord awash in nihilism and dripping with retro cool.The Secrets of ‘Pulp Fiction’: 20 Things You Didn’t Know About the Movie on Its 20th Anniversary|Marlow Stern|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Back then, every single newspaper, website, and news show (even the fake news shows) was awash in gridiron scandal.
The financial system is awash with money, yet the Federal Reserve accuses both consumers and institutions of hoarding it.
The submarine wasn't in sight, but that red ball was just awash and moving toward the shore.Motor Matt's Peril, or, Cast Away in the Bahamas|Stanley R. Matthews
I knew that by the look of the water, and as we neared the bank I saw it was all awash and without the vestige of an opening.The Riddle of the Sands|Erskine Childers
At Scoville temperatures like that, your brain gets totally awash in endorphins.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
I do not speak without knowledge who have seen the land from Delhi south awash with blood.'Kim|Rudyard Kipling
Why, a few turns of that wheel when in the awash trim would admit enough water in two minutes to sink the boat.The Wreck of the Titan|Morgan Robertson