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1    bog, everglade(s)     (U.S.)   fen, marsh, mire, morass, moss     (Scot. & Northern English dialect)   quagmire, slough  
2    capsize, drench, engulf, flood, inundate, overwhelm, sink, submerge, swallow up, upset, wash over, waterlog  
3    beset, besiege, deluge, flood, inundate, overload, overwhelm, snow under  
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  ( swamps    plural & 3rd person present)   ( swamping    present participle)   ( swamped    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-var   A swamp is an area of very wet land with wild plants growing in it.  
2       verb   If something swamps a place or object, it fills it with water.  
A rogue wave swamped the boat...      V n  
3       verb   If you are swamped by things or people, you have more of them than you can deal with.  
usu passive  
He is swamped with work...      be V-ed  

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swampy, swap, swarm, scamp

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