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Noun: swamp  swómp
  1. Low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog
    - swampland
  2. A situation fraught with difficulties and imponderables
    "he was trapped in a medical swamp"
Verb: swamp  swómp
  1. Make very wet or full of water
    "The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbour";
    - drench
  2. Fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid
    "The images swamped his mind";
    - deluge, flood, inundate

Derived forms: swamping, swamps, swamped

Type of: fill, fill up, flood, situation, wetland

Encyclopedia: Swamp