swamp

All Noun Verb
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  • Another said he thought every minute they were going to be swamped. Cited from Three Years in Tristan da Cunha, by K. M. Barrow
  • He felt swamped by the number of things were to be found out immediately. Cited from The Palace of Darkened Windows, by Mary Hastings Bradley
  • They helped to lower the last boats and got into a half swamped one themselves.
  • I think that it might have swamped us had it broken upon the boat. Cited from Life of John Coleridge Patteson, by C. Yonge
  • We did the best we could but they just swamped our position before we could get our cross-fire going. Cited from Army Boys on the Firing Line, by Homer Randall
  • If they could get round it without being swamped, they would be in smooth water. Cited from Paul Gerrard, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Their function is unknown, but they are generally seen on trees growing in swamps.
  • I turned into an old swamping road, which gave me a bit of open before and behind. Cited from Wilderness Ways, by William J Long
  • The party had to cross a large swamp to reach the place.
  • Frank finds himself forced to stay late at the office, swamped with work.
  • How entirely by his own strong effort had he swamped his legal expectations! Cited from Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper, ed. by W. C. Armstrong
  • In the event, these forces were swamped by the growth in world trade.
  • One of our boats went out but could not board her, for fear of being swamped. Cited from Three Years in Tristan da Cunha, by K. M. Barrow
  • The town is located in an area originally known as the Black Swamp.
  • We worked for our lives, for should another sea come before the boat was clear she might be swamped. Cited from Peter Trawl, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • If, this went on, the whole house on the lake would be swamped. Cited from The Phantom of the Opera, by Gaston Leroux
  • Areas near the river were originally swamp land with mixed forest, and later prime agricultural land.
  • The search of rivers and swamps turned up the bodies of eight other black men.
  • This could result in the boat being swamped or filled with water.
  • The company is swamped with orders, and its plants are running day and night. Cited from The Moneychangers, by Upton Sinclair
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Meaning of swamp

  • noun Low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog
  • noun A situation fraught with difficulties and imponderables
    he was trapped in a medical swamp
  • verb Drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged
    The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor