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verb
  1. 1
    if water floods a place, it covers it

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    1. a.
      to become covered or filled with water

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    2. c.
      if water floods somewhere, it flows there quickly and in large amounts

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  2. 3
    if light floods into a place or floods a place, the place becomes filled with bright light

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  3. 4
    if you flood an engine, or if it floods, too much fuel goes into it and it will not start

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  4. 7
    mainly literary if an emotion floods through you, or if you are flooded with an emotion, you suddenly feel it strongly

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