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deluge

 
Noun deluge has 3 senses
  1. flood, inundation, deluge, torrent - an overwhelming number or amount; "a flood of requests"; "a torrent of abuse"
    --1 is a kind of batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, muckle, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad, whole lot, whole slew
    Derived form: verb deluge2
  2. downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker - a heavy rain
    --2 is a kind of rain, rainfall
    Derived forms: verb deluge3, verb deluge1
  3. flood, inundation, deluge, alluvion - the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land; "plains fertilized by annual inundations"
    --3 is a kind of geological phenomenon
    --3 has particulars: debacle; flash flood, flashflood
    Derived form: verb deluge3
Verb deluge has 3 senses
  1. deluge, flood, inundate, swamp - fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind"
    --1 is one way to fill, fill up, make full
    Derived form: noun deluge2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something with something
  2. overwhelm, deluge, flood out - charge someone with too many tasks
    --2 is one way to charge, saddle, burden
    Derived form: noun deluge1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody with something
  3. inundate, deluge, submerge - fill or cover completely, usually with water
    --3 is one way to flood
    Derived forms: noun deluge3, noun deluge2
    Sample sentence:
    The swollen rivers deluge the area with water
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