Synonyms for swamp

Synonyms for (noun) swamp

Synonyms: swamp, swampland

Definition: low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog

Similar words: wetland

Definition: a low area where the land is saturated with water

Synonyms: swamp

Definition: a situation fraught with difficulties and imponderables

Usage: he was trapped in a medical swamp

Similar words: situation

Definition: a complex or critical or unusual difficulty

Usage: the dangerous situation developed suddenly; that's quite a situation; no human situation is simple

Synonyms for (verb) swamp

Synonyms: swamp, flood, inundate, deluge

Definition: fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid

Usage: the basement was inundated after the storm; The images flooded his mind

Similar words: fill, fill up, make full

Definition: make full, also in a metaphorical sense

Usage: fill a container; fill the child with pride

Synonyms: swamp, drench

Definition: drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged

Usage: The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor

Similar words: flood

Definition: cover with liquid, usually water

Usage: The swollen river flooded the village; The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes

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