flood (someone or something) with (something)

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flood (someone or something) with (something)

1. Literally, to shower or deluge someone or something with water. High tide flooded the sand with water.
2. By extension, to overwhelm someone with something. The familiar smells of my mother's cooking flooded me with memories of my childhood.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

flood someone or something with something

to cover or inundate someone or something with something. We flooded them with praise and carried them on our shoulders. The rains flooded the fields with standing water.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
Pity, the obliging hand, the warm heart, patience, industry, and humility--these are unquestionably the qualities we shall here find flooded with the light of approval and admiration; because they are the most USEFUL qualities--; they make life endurable, they are of assistance in the "struggle for existence" which is the motive force behind the people practising this morality.