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Word: inundate

Definition: flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work


Sentences Containing 'inundate'

It is the earliest unit in the marine-transgressive sedimentary rock sequence deposited during the early Paleozoic as sea level rose to gradually inundate the craton of the paleocontinent of Laurentia.

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