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Inundate

refers to overwhelm or engulf with work. To deluge or flood

Mar 15, 2013 18:03 IST
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Inundate: transitive verb
Pronunciation: IN-uh’ n-deyt, -uhn-, in-UHN-deyt
Difficulty Level: Medium
Meaning: refers to overwhelm or engulf with work. To deluge or flood

Usage/Example

1. Officials said areas in which hurricane Rita inundated 10,000 homes in 2005 were vulnerable again.
abcNEWS, Hundreds of Homes Flood as Ike Passes Louisiana, by MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated Press Writer, LAKE CHARLES, La., September 12, 2008
2. The meteorological department has warned that heavy rains may inundate Mumbai this week.

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