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  Words related to swamp

Related / Similar Words: swampland, deluge, flood, inundate, drench

 

Definition:
  • low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog;
  • a situation fraught with difficulties and imponderables; "he was trapped in a medical swamp";
  • fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind";
  • drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged; "The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor";

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    See Also: flood in

     

    Hyponyms: Everglades, Okefenokee Swamp, slough

     

    Derivational Morphology: drench, flood, inundation, deluge, torrent, alluvion, flowage, implosion therapy, flooding, downpour, cloudburst, waterspout, pelter, soaker, swampland

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: močvara   Croatian: močvara  
    Dutch: moeras   Estonian: soo  
    Finnish: suo   French: marécage  
    German: Sumpf   Japanese: 沼地  
    Latvian: purvs   Portuguese: pântano  
    Spanish: embalsadero   Swedish: myr  
     
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