[n] the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land; "plains fertilized by annual inundations"1
[n] a heavy rain
[n] an overwhelming number or amount; "a flood of requests"; "a torrent of abuse"
[v] fill or cover completely, usually with water
[v] charge someone with too many tasks
[v] fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind"
alluvion, cloudburst, downpour, flood, flood, flood, flood out, inundate, inundate, inundation, inundation, overwhelm, pelter, soaker, submerge, swamp, torrent, torrent, waterspout