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Sample sentences for the GRE study word inundate

inundate can be used as a verb

1.Its air is much more attenuated than ours, its oceans have shrunk until they cover but a third of its surface, and as its slow seasons change huge snowcaps gather and melt about either pole and periodically inundate its temperate zones. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
2.The shades, those sombre hatchers of primitive Christianity, only awaited an opportunity to bring about an explosion under the Caesars and to inundate the human race with light. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
3.Forward march, men Let an impure blood inundate the furrows I give my days to my country, I shall never see my concubine more, Nini, finished, yes, Nini But never mind Long live joy Let's fight, crebleu I've had enough of despotism.. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
4.Her face was inundated with an angry colour and she looked as if she would attack someone with her hands. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
5.The dazzling sun of June inundated this terrible thing with light. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.Here he found the country inundated with disastrous floods, towns and villages destroyed, and everywhere signs of desolation and ruin. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
7.The pure, healthful, living, joyous air that was easy to breathe inundated him. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
8.The fat man uses up a great many pleasant, suave, merry, harmless words the Thoracic inundates you with conversation the Muscular argues, declares and states but the Osseous alone is sparing of his words. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
9.Each one of these mysterious lines shone before her eyes and inundated her heart with a strange radiance. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
10.When Marius re-entered the redoubt with Gavroche in his arms, his face, like the child, was inundated with blood. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
11.Suddenly, to the alarm of all on board, the ship stood still, masts and sails were covered with clustering vines and wreaths of ivy-leaves, streams of fragrant wine inundated the vessel, and heavenly strains of music were heard around. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
12.The birds said, "Good here come the children" An irruption of youth inundated that garden intersected with a cross like a shroud. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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