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inundated

[ in-uhn-dey-tid, -uhn- ]
/ ˈɪn ənˌdeɪ tɪd, -ʌn- /
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adjective
flooded: Desperate people in the inundated areas prayed for rescue even as the waters kept rising.
overwhelmed by a great volume of something: The first congratulatory email was a high for all of us; then we got another, and another, and by the end of the day we had an inundated inbox.
verb
the simple past tense and past participle of inundate.
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OTHER WORDS FROM inundated

un·in·un·dat·ed, adjective
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