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deluge


I - noun
1. an overwhelming number or amount (Freq. 1)
- a flood of requests
- a torrent of abuse
Syn:
flood, inundation, torrent
Derivationally related forms:
torrential (for: torrent), inundate (for: inundation), flood (for: flood)
Hypernyms:
batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal,
hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle,
mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile,
plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew,
spate, stack, tidy sum, wad
2. a heavy rain
Syn:
downpour, cloudburst, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker
Derivationally related forms:
soak (for: soaker), pelt (for: pelter), torrential (for: torrent)
Hypernyms:
rain, rainfall
3. the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
- plains fertilized by annual inundations
Syn:
flood, inundation, alluvion
Derivationally related forms:
inundate (for: inundation), flood (for: flood)
Hypernyms:
geological phenomenon
Hyponyms:
debacle, flash flood, flashflood, Noah's flood, Noachian deluge,
Noah and the Flood, the Flood

II - verb
1. fill quickly beyond capacity;
as with a liquid
- the basement was inundated after the storm
- The images flooded his mind
Syn:
flood, inundate, swamp
See Also:
flood in (for: flood)
Derivationally related forms:
inundation (for: inundate), flood (for: flood), flooding (for: flood)
Hypernyms:
fill, fill up, make full
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s something with something
2. charge someone with too many tasks
Syn:
overwhelm, flood out
Hypernyms:
charge, saddle, burden
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Somebody ----s somebody with something
3. fill or cover completely, usually with water
Syn:
inundate, submerge
Derivationally related forms:
submersible (for: submerge), submergible (for: submerge), submerging (for: submerge), submergence (for: submerge), inundation (for: inundate)
Hypernyms:
flood
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s something
- The swollen rivers deluge the area with water

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