to cover with a flood <submerged by requests to babysit after she received a favorable write-up in the local newspaper> Related Words avalanche
to sink or push (something) briefly into or as if into a liquid <submerge the tomatoes in boiling hot water for a few seconds and they will be easier to peel>
to refrain from openly showing or uttering <learned to submerge her ego and became a better teammate for doing so>
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