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swamps, plural;
  1. Overwhelm or flood with water
    • - a huge wave swamped the canoes
  2. Overwhelm with an excessive amount of something; inundate
    • - feelings of guilt suddenly swamped her
    • - the country was swamped with goods from abroad
  3. (of a boat) Become overwhelmed with water and sink

  1. An area of low-lying, uncultivated ground where water collects; a bog or marsh

  2. Used to emphasize the degree to which a piece of ground is waterlogged
    • - the ceaseless deluge had turned the lawn into a swamp

  1. low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog
  2. drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged; "The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor"
  3. deluge: fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind"
  4. a situation fraught with difficulties and imponderables; "he was trapped in a medical swamp"
  5. A swamp is a wetland with some flooding of large areas of land by shallow bodies of water. A swamp generally has a big number of hammocks, or dry-land protrusions, covered by aquatic vegetation, or vegetation that tolerates periodical inundation. ...
  6. Swamp is a comic strip created by Australian Gary Clark. It was first published in 1981. According to Clark, the inspiration and model for this strip was the creeks and lagoons in a bushy suburban Brisbane where he grew up in the 1960s. ...
  7. The Balham Alligators came together by chance at a London pub in 1983. The original line-up comprising of Geraint Watkins, Robin McKidd, Kieran O'Connor, Arthur Kitchener and Gary Rickard.
  8. (Swamped) The following is an episode list for the Kids' WB animated television series The Batman, starring the titular character. The series premiered on September 11, 2004, and ended on March 8, 2008. ...
  9. (Swamped (song)) "Swamped" is a song by Lacuna Coil, released as the second single from their third album Comalies. The song features a powerful male and female vocal track, heavy guitar-playing and orchestral string backing. ...
  10. A type of wetland that stretches for vast distances, and is home to many creatures who have adapted specifically to that environment; To drench or fill with water; To overwhelm; to make too busy or overrun capacity
  11. (swamped) very busy; having too much to do
  12. (Swamped) Occurs when a kayak’s hull is partly or completely filled with water, usually the result of a wet exit. Can be resolved with a self rescue and use of a bilge pump.
  13. (Swamped) a boat is swamped when it is full of water and can't be rowed.
  14. (Swamps) Slang for the Sunnydale projects in the southern part of San Francisco.
  15. Swamps are wetlands where the water is either in pools or is flowing very slowly. Mature maples, elms, white cedar, tamarack and black spruce often occur in swamps.
  16. To walk through swampy places in dreams, foretells that you will be the object of adverse circumstances. Your inheritance will be uncertain, and you will undergo keen disappointments in your love matters. ...
  17. To fill with water, but not settle to the bottom.
  18. Wetland with trees, such as the extensive swamp forests of the southern United States.
  19. A type of wetland that is dominated by woody vegetation and does not accumulate appreciable peat deposits. Swamps may be fresh water or saltwater and tidal or nontidal.
  20. A generally wet, wooded area where standing water occurs for at least part of the year.
  21. an area, usually vegetated, permanently flooded or at least saturated by groundwater.
  22. poorly drained wetland, fresh or saltwater, wooded or grassy, possibly covered with open water (bog, cienega, marais, marsh, pocosin).
  23. n. low ground filled with water; a wooded area having surface water much of the time. More information.
  24. Shrub- or tree-dominated vegetation that occurs in permanently wet soils with standing water.
  25. Wetland area of mineral soil normally flooded in the growing season and dominated in most cases by emergent macrophytes (broad-leaved plants), shrubs, and/or trees.