"flooding" in the noun sense
1. implosion therapy, flooding
a technique used in behavior therapy client is flooded with experiences of a particular kind until becoming either averse to them or numbed to them
"flooding" in the verb sense
1. deluge, flood, inundate, swamp
fill quickly beyond capacity as with a liquid
"the basement was inundated after the storm"
"The images flooded his mind"
cover with liquid, usually water
"The swollen river flooded the village"
"The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes"
3. flood, oversupply, glut
supply with an excess of
"flood the market with tennis shoes"
"Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient"
become filled to overflowing
"Our basement flooded during the heavy rains"
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