deluge

All Noun Verb
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  • Info A deluge is a large downpour of rain, often a flood.
  • I fear that before all this is over France will be deluged with blood. Cited from In The Reign Of Terror, by G. A. Henty
  • A deluge of rain kept them weather-bound for four or five days. Cited from French Pathfinders in North America, by William Henry Johnson
  • We've stopped a war which might have deluged the world in blood. Cited from A Honeymoon in Space, by George Griffith
  • Just enough to keep him for a week and then -- the deluge! Cited from The Hippodrome, by Rachel Hayward
  • The town was also deluged with over of rain in a few hours.
  • It seemed as if the very windows of heaven had suddenly opened to deluge the earth. Cited from Glen of the High North, by H. A. Cody
  • In spite of the deluge, the turn-out was even better than the year before.
  • But it is no part of our business to show in what way God produced the deluge. Cited from Fables of Infidelity and Facts of Faith, by Robert Patterson
  • From one end of the body to the other, all want to be deluged at once. Cited from The History of a Mouthful of Bread, by Jean Mace
  • The deluge, now high, continued on and was generally following the course of the river bed west.
  • But what -- what in heaven's name shall we do with the deluge when it comes? Cited from A Librarian's Open Shelf, by Arthur E. Bostwick
  • The weather broke again and the attack took place in a deluge.
  • It does not appear to have been in use before the deluge. Cited from The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 2, by Various
  • It did not matter how much of the deluge struck him. Cited from The Big-Town Round-Up, by William MacLeod Raine
  • Subsequently the tradition about the Deluge must also have come to be introduced into other lands.
  • I was once where a deluge of rain had fallen a few days before in a mountain valley. Cited from Among the Forces, by Henry White Warren
  • The resulting deluge of flood water caused considerable damage further down the valley.
  • When the performance was over, we found that the streets were deluged with rain. Cited from Aylwin, by Theodore Watts-Dunton
  • The Deluge has found its way into video games too.
  • I saw the beginning of the deluge and I was afraid to look up. Cited from Myths of Babylonia and Assyria, by Donald A. Mackenzie
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Meaning of deluge

  • verb Fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid
    the basement was inundated after the storm, The images flooded his mind