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drowning

verb
present participle of drown

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1 to cover with a flood
  • whole villages drowned by the rampaging river

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2 to wet thoroughly with liquid
  • drowned the carpet with shampoo, and so it took forever to dry

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“Drowning.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/drowning. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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