inflood

verb in·flood \ə̇n+\

Definition of inflood

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to flow in

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to overwhelm by flowing in upon unexpectedly in a gust of wind the scent of a plowed field … we are caught up, inflooded and informed — Alan Devoe

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Origin and Etymology of inflood

2in- + flood


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