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 for submerge
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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     2. To cover or overflow with water; to inundate; to flood; to
        drown.
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              I would thou didst,
              So half my Egypt were submerged.      --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Submerge \Sub*merge"\, v. i.
     To plunge into water or other fluid; to be buried or covered,
     as by a fluid; to be merged; hence, to be completely
     included.
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           Some say swallows submerge in ponds.     --Gent. Mag.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  submerge
      v 1: sink below the surface; go under or as if under water [syn:
           submerge, submerse]
      2: cover completely or make imperceptible; "I was drowned in
         work"; "The noise drowned out her speech" [syn: submerge,
         drown, overwhelm]
      3: put under water; "submerge your head completely" [syn:
         submerge, submerse]
      4: fill or cover completely, usually with water [syn:
         inundate, deluge, submerge]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  78 Moby Thesaurus words for "submerge":
     baptize, break water, bury, camouflage, cave, cave in, cloak,
     conceal, decline, deluge, descend, dip, dive, douse, drench, droop,
     drown, duck, dunk, engulf, float, flood, flood negative,
     flood the tanks, flop, flop down, flow on, flump, flump down,
     founder, give way, go below, go down, go under, hide, immerge,
     immerse, impregnate, inundate, lapse, lower, merge, obscure,
     overflow, overwhelm, plop, plop down, plummet, plump, plunge,
     plunge in water, pour on, rain, rig for diving, sag, saturate, set,
     settle, settle down, shroud, sink, sink down, slouch, sluice,
     slump, slump down, soak, sound, souse, submerse, subside, surface,
     swag, swamp, veil, wash, wet, whelm
  
  

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