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swamp

verb (TOO MUCH/BIG)    /swɒmp/ US  /swɑːmp/
[T often passive] If something swamps a person, system, or place, more of it arrives than can be easily deal with: Foreign cars have swamped the UK market. I'm swamped with work at the moment. Don't let feelings of depression swamp you.Causing difficulties for oneself or others [T] informal If clothes swamp you, they are much too big for you.The style, appearance, and make-up of clothesBig and quite bigEnormous
(Definition of swamp verb (TOO MUCH/BIG) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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