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overflows

noun , plural of overflow

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1 a great flow of water or of something that overwhelms
  • a great overflow of water from the heavy rains swept mud and silt down onto the highway
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droughts (also drouths)

2 the state or an instance of going beyond what is usual, proper, or needed
  • an overflow of help actually made the job more complicated
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