5 letter word starting with floo

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flood verb i. A great flow of water; a body of moving water; the flowing stream, as of a river; especially, a body of water, rising, swelling, and overflowing land not usually thus covered; a deluge; a freshet; an inundation., The flowing in of the tide; the semidiurnal swell or rise of water in the ocean; — opposed to ebb; as, young flood; high flood., A great flow or stream of any fluid substance; as, a flood of light; a flood of lava; hence, a great quantity widely diffused; an overflowing; a superabundance; as, a flood of bank notes; a flood of paper currency., Menstrual disharge; menses., To overflow; to inundate; to deluge; as, the swollen river flooded the valley., To cause or permit to be inundated; to fill or cover with water or other fluid; as, to flood arable land for irrigation; to fill to excess or to its full capacity; as, to flood a country with a depreciated currency.
flook noun A fluke of an anchor.
floor noun The bottom or lower part of any room; the part upon which we stand and upon which the movables in the room are supported., The structure formed of beams, girders, etc., with proper covering, which divides a building horizontally into stories. Floor in sense 1 is, then, the upper surface of floor in sense 2., The surface, or the platform, of a structure on which we walk or travel; as, the floor of a bridge., A story of a building. See Story., The part of the house assigned to the members., The right to speak., That part of the bottom of a vessel on each side of the keelson which is most nearly horizontal., The rock underlying a stratified or nearly horizontal deposit., A horizontal, flat ore body., To cover with a floor; to furnish with a floor; as, to floor a house with pine boards., To strike down or lay level with the floor; to knock down; hence, to silence by a conclusive answer or retort; as, to floor an opponent., To finish or make an end of; as, to floor a college examination.