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awash

adjective [after verb] uk   /əˈwɒʃ/  us   /-ˈwɑːʃ/
covered with a liquid, especially water: By the time I discovered the problem, the floor was awash. having an amount of something that is very large or larger than necessary or wanted: The city is awash with drugs and the police are powerless to do anything about it.
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