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    swamp - Dictionary definition and meaning for word swamp

    Definition
    (noun) low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog
    Synonyms : swampland
    Definition
    (noun) a situation fraught with difficulties and imponderables
    Example Sentence
    • he was trapped in a medical swamp
    Definition
    (verb) drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged
    Synonyms : drench
    Example Sentence
    • The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor
    Definition
    (verb) fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid
    Synonyms : deluge , flood , inundate
    Example Sentence
    • the basement was inundated after the storm
    • The images flooded his mind
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for swamp

sounds like "damp" which also means the same.

Remember the movie Shrek? Shrek wanted his swamp back. Can be also remembered as Shrek's damp.

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