Thus, water, moisture, weep, tears, inundate, irrigate," &c. The word a can also mean " shining, glistening," an idea evidently developed from the shining rippling of water.
The low lying areas were inundated by flood waters.
Political unrest inundated the country.
The company was inundated with inquiries about heat stress.
In spring and summer the water from the Baltic is sufficiently abundant to inundate the whole surface of the Kattegat and Skagerrak, but in winter the sources of the Baltic current are for the most part dried up by the freezing of the land water.
The police was inundated with calls from people who saw the unexplained lights on Saturday night.
There is an estimated county total of seasonally inundated grassland of 481 acres, the proportion which is grazed is unknown.
The storm will inundate low-lying areas, with 4 million people at risk of flooding in the UK alone.
Nearly all of this vast flood-plain lies below the level of high water in the Mississippi, and, but for the protection afforded by the levees, every considerable rise of its waters would inundate vast areas of fertile and cultivated land.
I do not know the distribution and extent of the grazing marsh which is pasture or meadow and how much is grazed and periodically inundated with water.
The inundated grasslands were prone to flooding.
I have been inundated with requests for that type of training.
Gang activity inundated the town.
I am being inundated with complaints from them now.
Politicians were inundated with inquiries from all over the country.