drown

Part of speech: verb

To kill by immersion, as in water; deluge; overhelm.

Part of speech: verb

To die by suffocation in liquid.

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Usage examples "drown":

  1. Flood the garden, drown me! - "The Darling and Other Stories", Anton Chekhov.
  2. It whispered in his ears, and seemed for a little to drown the haunting notes of the violin. - "Marie", Laura E. Richards.
  3. Never let the world's applause drown the voice of conscience. - "The True Citizen, How To Become One", W. F. Markwick, D. D. and W. A. Smith, A. B..