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floods

noun
plural of flood

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a great flow of water or of something that overwhelms
  • a flood nearly wiped out the town
  • a flood of messages on my computer

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floods

verb
present tense third-person singular of flood

Synonyms & Antonyms of floods (Entry 2 of 2)

to cover with a flood
  • the lowlands were completely flooded
  • angry calls flooded the radio station

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floodplains

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flood tide

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“Floods.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/floods. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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