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Deluge

Del´uge   Pronunciation: dĕl´ũj
n.1.A washing away; an overflowing of the land by water; an inundation; a flood; specifically, The Deluge, the great flood in the days of Noah (Gen. vii.).
2.Fig.: Anything which overwhelms, or causes great destruction.
After me the deluge.
(Aprés moi le déluge.
- Madame de Pompadour.
v. t.1.To overflow with water; to inundate; to overwhelm.
[imp. & p. p. Deluged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Deluging.]
2.To overwhelm, as with a deluge; to cover; to overspread; to overpower; to submerge; to destroy; as, the northern nations deluged the Roman empire with their armies; the land is deluged with woe.
At length corruption, like a general flood . . .
Shall deluge all.
- Pope.
Noun1.deluge - an overwhelming number or amount; "a flood of requests"; "a torrent of abuse"
2.deluge - a heavy rain
3.deluge - the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land; "plains fertilized by annual inundations"
Verb1.deluge - fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind"
Synonyms: flood, inundate, swamp
2.deluge - charge someone with too many tasks
Synonyms: flood out, overwhelm
3.deluge - fill or cover completely, usually with water
Synonyms: inundate, submerge
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