Noun(1) low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog(2) a situation fraught with difficulties and imponderables
Verb(1) drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged(2) fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid
(1) But the new wave threatening to swamp the tsunami-affected nations of Asia is aid.(2) In New Orleans, the Army Corps of Engineers raced to patch the city's fractured levee system for fear the additional rain from Rita could swamp the walls and flood the city all over again.(3) the ceaseless deluge had turned the lawn into a swamp(4) The area of low-lying swamp or marsh, as revealed through archaeology, is shown in brown.(5) the life boat somehow did not swamp, but made it to shore(6) Little swamp marsh islands dotted the river between the two hills.(7) It has recently been suggested that a deck hatch was missing from the Solway Harvester and this could have allowed water to swamp the hold, sinking the boat in minutes.(8) The men had been in a 23 foot powered canoe with four others transiting from Lale to Ghizo when their vessel was swamped , capsized and sunk.(9) He said there was a fair amount of water in the river in those days, and rain, and the canoe was swamped as they navigated the rapids.(10) As aid starts to get through to the areas most affected, the Sri Lankan government is beginning to look at rebuilding homes and businesses swamped by the killer waves.(11) A North East of Scotland skipper claimed that tough new European regulations put his crew in danger after his vessel was swamped by a massive wave.(12) The death toll from floods swamping large portions of northeastern India rose to 96 yesterday as six people died overnight, officials said.(13) A brave dad died trying to save his two young sons after a freak gust of wind swamped their boat with water.(14) Traveller's World says it is attempting to contact a family which was on holiday in the Maldives when the islands were swamped by the waves.(15) They spotted a multi-storey building and got to the fourth floor when the wave hit, completely swamping the entire three floors below.(16) The Swordsman pub was again inundated today, only 13 months after being swamped in the great floods of 1999.
(1) mangrove swamp :: mang marekaj
(2) swamp fever :: lafyèv marekaj
1. marsh ::
2. swampland ::
3. flood ::
4. overwhelm ::
5. drench ::
swamp, swamped, swamping, swamps, swampy
Word Example from TV Shows
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It would be worse than useless
in a SWAMP.
The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 14
I need to determine where
in this SWAMP of unbalanced formulas...
The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 14
Really, a walking
clump of SWAMP grass?
The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 12
what am I doing in a SWAMP...
The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 22
Oh, well, it's
you, Swamp Thing,
The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 11
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