What is another word for Inundating?53 synonyms found
Pronunciation:[ ˈɪnəndˌe͡ɪtɪŋ], [ ˈɪnəndˌeɪtɪŋ], [ ˈɪ_n_ə_n_d_ˌeɪ_t_ɪ_ŋ]
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Inundating Sentence Examples:
But I would prevent it from being banked up here and banked up there, and narrowed, twisted, and tortured, till it bursts all bounds, natural and acquired, and rushes wildly over the country, destroying villages, inundating harvests, sweeping away lives, and becoming a terror and a fate instead of the beneficence it was meant to be.
At home, it was up three flights of stairs, in a tall, narrow city house, of which the lower floors overflowed with young, boisterous half brothers and sisters, - the tide not seldom rising and inundating their own retreat, - whose delicate mother, not more than eight years older than her eldest step - daughter, was tied hand and foot to her nursery, with a baby on her lap, and the two or three next above with hands always to be washed, disputes and amusements always to be settled, small morals to be enforced, and clean calico tiers to be incessantly put on.