Hello, First of all, English is not my first language. I try to use google and online dictionaries but I haven't found an answer to this. If I for example would like to describe an animal carcass that is covered in flies, would this be a correct use of the word "awash": "The dead deer was awash in black flies." What I want to express in this case is a metaphor to waves coming to shore to indicate how the flies moved, that they will leave the carcass when they are done so to speak, and so on. Much like a wave. Would this then be correct? If not I would be very happy if someone could give similar constructs that I could use instead! Thanks a lot!