From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Inundate \In*un"date\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inundated; p. pr. &
   vb. n. Inundating.] [L. inundatus, p. p. of inundare to
   inundate; pref. in- in + undare to rise in waves, to
   overflow, fr. unda a wave. See Undulate.]
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   1. To cover with a flood; to overflow; to deluge; to flood;
      as, the river inundated the town.
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   2. To fill with an overflowing abundance or superfluity; as,
      the country was inundated with bills of credit.

   Syn: To overflow; deluge; flood; overwhelm; submerge; drown.
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