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Daemon
Posted: Wednesday, September 2, 2020 12:00:00 AM
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inundate

(verb) Fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid.

Synonyms: deluge, flood, swamp

Usage: If we inundate the senator's office with letters of protest, we are certain to get her attention.
thar
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into the waves

related to undulation - wave
lazarius
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thar wrote:
related to undulation - wave

I first came across the two words - inundate and undulate - at the same day in 2008. Since then I've often confounded them though never realised they were related. Hope this insight into etymology will finally set them firmly i my mind.

Thank you.

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taurine
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The new production capacity created to serve, principally, the Soviet market, cannot inundate the common market and intra–Community trade cannot be affected by the contested measures taken by the Belgian State.
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Inundate in context:

The low lying areas were inundated by flood waters.
Political unrest inundated the country.
The company was inundated with inquiries about heat stress.
The police was inundated with calls from people who saw the unexplained lights on Saturday night.



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Emel Rapchan
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lazarius wrote:
thar wrote:
related to undulation - wave

I first came across the two words - inundate and undulate - at the same day in 2008. Since then I've often confounded them though never realised they were related. Hope this insight into etymology will finally set them firmly i my mind.

Thank you.
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In Croatia and Serbia, when women make their hair wavy, that's called "ondulacija".

Ajike Omooba
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To cover with water, especially floodwaters.
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inundate.- Fill quickly beyond capacity as with a liquid.
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