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submerge


submerge

verb

Definition of SUBMERGE

1
to cover with a flood <submerged by requests to babysit after she received a favorable write-up in the local newspaper>
Near Antonyms dehydrate, dry, parch
Antonyms drain
2
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>
Synonyms douse (also dowse), duck, dunk, immerse, souse, sop, submerge, submerse
3
to refrain from openly showing or uttering <learned to submerge her ego and became a better teammate for doing so>

February 26, 2015
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