deluge

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Synonyms for deluge

Synonyms for deluge

an abundant, usually overwhelming flow or fall, as of a river or rain

to affect as if by an outpouring of water

Synonyms for deluge

the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land

fill quickly beyond capacity

charge someone with too many tasks

fill or cover completely, usually with water

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But when the silver rim of the sun pushed itself out, a moment or two later, the assemblage broke loose with a vast shout and came pouring down like a deluge to smother me with blessings and gratitude; and Clarence was not the last of the wash, to be sure.
The window went up, a maid-servant's discordant voice profaned the holy calm, and a deluge of water drenched the prone martyr's remains!
Tous les mechants sont beuveurs d'eau; C'est bien prouve par le deluge.
And the mercenary soldiers, waiting but the word to deluge the street with blood, showed the only means by which obedience could be secured.
The conversation of our party soon became more animated and sincere, and we recounted some traditions of the Indians, who believed that the father and mother of their race were saved from a deluge by ascending the peak of Mount Washington.
Moreover, Perodua vehicle owners will get a discount of 20% for selected genuine parts, comprising all electronic items, carpet, vehicle seats, door trims and engine overhaul gasket, to repair their cars dented by the deluges.