Verb > Swamp

Verb – Swamp

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1 : to cover (something) with water

The sea level rose and swamped the coastal villages.

The boat sank after it was swamped by waves.

2 : to cause (someone or something) to have to deal with a very large amount of things or people at the same time — usually used as (be) swamped

The agency has been swamped by requests for assistance.

I’m swamped with work right now. (=I’m extremely busy right now)

Because of the new laws, we were swamped with paperwork.

In the summer, the town is swamped with/by tourists.