Submerge
Submerge Sub*merge", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Submerged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Submerging}.] [L. submergere, submersum; sub under + mergere to plunge: cf. F. submerger. See {Merge}.] 1. To put under water; to plunge. [1913 Webster]

2. To cover or overflow with water; to inundate; to flood; to drown. [1913 Webster]

I would thou didst, So half my Egypt were submerged. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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