Swamped sentence examples

  • It is hard, very hard at times; but it hasn't swamped me yet.

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  • m time be swamped by the former.

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  • To break down this opposition Marlborough was dismissed on the 31st from all his employments, while the House of Lords was "swamped" by Anne's creation of twelve peers,' including Mrs Masham's husband.

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  • This Roman civilization was, however, destined to be swamped by the current of Teutonic immigration, which finally broke down the barriers of the Roman empire and overwhelmed the whole of the Rhenish district.

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  • who had supplanted or swamped the old landed and military aristocracy, had insensibly reconstructed the interior of the ancient social edifice with the gilded and incongruous materials of wealth, and in order to consolidate or increase their monopolies, needed to secure themselves against the arbitrary action of royalty and the bureaucracy.

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  • Such was the activity of these Jewish and Christian missionaries that their imitations have swamped the originals.

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  • The government was determined not to use the Crimes Act, and the result was that offenders nearly always went unpunished, benches of magistrates being often swamped by the chairmen of district councils who were ex officio justices under the act of 1898.

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  • France in the 12th century was merely a federation of separate states, jealously independent, which the king had to negotiate with rather than rule; while his own possessions, shorn of the rich heritage of Aquitaine, were, so to speak, swamped by those of the English king.

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  • Not so with the national customs. There are features - the wooden house, the oven, the bath - which the Russian never abandons, even when swamped in an alien population.

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  • Instead of becoming swamped in the details, consider two important items before you start shopping.

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  • The flood of Afghan opium has swamped Pakistani security forces.

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  • An overwhelming naturalism swamped the older reserves of Egyptian art, and the expression of the postures, actions and familiarities of daily life, or the instantaneous attitudes of animals, became the dernier cri of fashion.

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  • They could not keep back the waves of the new civilization, they feared being swamped, and they sought vainly to maintain intact their old organization while reaping the financial benefit resulting from the working of the gold mines.

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  • shovel sand all night to stop the village from being swamped in sand.

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  • I went several boating excursions in the neighborhood, and in one was dismasted and nearly swamped.

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  • swamped with requests by press agents to plug the activities of their clients.

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  • I am still swamped with work because I still do a lot of it myself, but this is how I hope to keep it, very hands on.

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  • When the news spread that the gloves were sold at J.Crew, the store's website was swamped and the gloves sold out in record time.

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  • Weighing in at an hour, TDS was swamped with brutal metal tracks, grimy sleaze-anthems, and even a piano ballad ("Hurt").

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  • Producers are swamped with hopefuls at every casting call, so realistically, expect an uphill battle.

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  • allege, so far the UK courts have not been swamped with cases alleging patent infringement at UK universities.

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  • Trapped in his Dungeon of Love, prisoners are swamped by sickly sweet caresses.

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  • crunching riffs swamped with layers of keyboards.

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  • This indeed proved to be the midpoint highlight of the set with crunching riffs swamped with layers of keyboards.

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  • Pan-fried scallops were overpowered by their bed of broad bean mash, which in turn swamped the accompanying saffron dressing.

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  • scupper holes in the cockpit which direct water out to keep the kayak from being swamped.

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  • The end of the Beck had been totally prettified and consisted of being swamped with twiddly wharf side looking houses.

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  • The one exception was the relatively enormous open diapason which swamped everything in the organ.

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  • The High Streets are swamped with rather predictable and uninspiring designs and there is a distinct lack of models that possess true individuality.

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  • She is unsentimental, unpretentious, never mawkish, never the slightest bit swamped with self-pity, nor ever less than clear.

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  • swamped by flash floods Perched on the roofs of their cars, they look out bewildered on a city inundated with flash floods.

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  • Four years on and the bamboo which we brought from the last house has completely swamped the wisteria at the back of the pond.

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  • To secure the appointment for Marius, Sulpicius brought in a franchise bill by which the newly enfranchised Italian allies and freedmen would have swamped the old electors (see further Rome, History, II.

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  • The central administration of Burgundy soon disappeared, swamped by the resurgence of ancient local liberties; the army Ruin of fell to pieces; and all hope of joining the two limbs the house of the great eastern duchy was definitely lost.

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  • Ocean Kayaks are designed with scupper holes in the cockpit which direct water out to keep the kayak from being swamped.

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  • In return for food and " luxuries " the couple must shovel sand all night to stop the village from being swamped in sand.

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  • Kilgallen was swamped with requests by press agents to plug the activities of their clients.

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  • Melbourne swamped by flash floods Perched on the roofs of their cars, they look out bewildered on a city inundated with flash floods.

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  • The storm swamped 23,000 hectares of crops, and uprooted over 28,000 cashew trees.

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