Usage examples for inundated

  1. Here the route is crossed and intercepted by numerous rivers; and lakes of all sizes, with tracts of inundated marsh, succeed one another continually. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  2. The final sites of deposition, the fissures, were inundated occasionally by floods alone, or because of changes in location of the channel of the stream at the time of flooding. – Two New Pelycosaurs from the Lower Permian of Oklahoma by Richard C. Fox
  3. As they travelled chiefly by land, along the banks of Lake Erie, they had to pass through numerous swamps, over large inundated plains, and through thick forests. – History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians by George Mogridge
  4. It was raining so fast that, if it had continued pouring with the same violence for a quarter of an hour, the country would have been inundated – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  5. The sun on one side, and the Queen of Night on the other, inundated the projectile with light. – The Moon-Voyage by Jules Verne
  6. All the furniture and decorations of my house were broken and shattered to pieces; all the rooms were inundated and the store- rooms were full of sand, carried there by the waters of the lake. – Adventures in the Philippine Islands by Paul P. de La Gironière
  7. Under foot it was slushy with mud, water and ice, the consistency varying from a somewhat solid crust to puddles that half inundated Hamilton's boots and quite overflowed Father Beret's moccasins. – Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson
  8. I at once hired a donkey and made a personal investigation, with the result that I can report as a fact that the entire desert east and south of Biskra is inundated to a depth of from seven to ten feet and that the water gives no sign of going down. – The Man Who Rocked the Earth by Arthur Train Robert Williams Wood
  9. He was found about six o'clock this morning by the cook, and you can imagine that we have been simply inundated with police and officials ever since. – The Monk of Hambleton by Armstrong Livingston
  10. All the gradations are fast disappearing; the palisades of good manners, dignity, and respect, are vanishing with the hedges; the country is positively inundated with slang and vulgarity- all from the ill- breeding, presumption, and self- satisfaction of new people." – Home Again by George MacDonald
  11. In vain Raymond humbled himself to degradation: in vain he had- the more culpable weakness to take up the cross himself against his own subjects; Simon de Montford obtained these wretched provinces, purchased by torrents of blood, with which he had inundated them. – The Power Of The Popes by Pierre Claude François Daunou
  12. They did so, with the result that in an astonishingly short time my diocese was inundated with a flood of Froebelism which absolutely swept me away. – The Associate Hermits by Frank R. Stockton
  13. The road emerged in oases of mud from long, inundated spaces. – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
  14. He was completely inundated with a bright red liquid which dripped and trickled down on the floor in numerous gory puddles. – Sube Cane by Edward Bellamy Partridge
  15. They are not yet satisfied with the rivers of human blood with which in times past they inundated the fields of Italy, of the Low Countries, of our continent of America, and only a few years ago, of Cuba itself. – Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom by Trumbull White
  16. The land is either burnt up or inundated so they do not plant, but live only by the chase. – Through Five Republics on Horseback by G. Whitfield Ray
  17. The nest was built in a bush on the edge of an inundated field, but in our garden. – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  18. We sought them in the shallow marshes which are inundated by water during flood- time. – Adventures of a Young Naturalist by Lucien Biart