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Synonyms for deluge

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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

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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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| High water at Bangor-on-Dee following the deluge PICTURE: IAN COOPER
"Isa's Deluge" takes place at a seaside town still recovering from the tsunami.
In contrast, the Deluge process will be inexpensive, direct, and extremely fast.
The Deluge Light is made from award-winning Berghaus Hydroshell, which is waterproof, breathable, durable and lightweight.
This had coincided with a deluge of illicit drugs, fuelling violence, debt, self-harm and physical and mental illness among prisoners.
On se refusait obstinement de combler ce vide par le respect du sort des urnes, le renforcement de la democratie et de la justice sociale, la preservation de la dignite, le retrecissement des disparites, l'engagement des croissances… Pendant longtemps, on faisait la sourde oreille, dans nombre de regions du royaume, notamment a Al Hoceima, jusqu'au moment ou le deluge ne pouvait meme plus epargner [beaucoup moins que]apres moi ![beaucoup plus grand que].
He said the water deluge passing from Muzaffargarh will reach Head Punjnad in next 48 hours which would fall into the river Indus.
By investing in the reforestation of uplands with native trees we could soak up, like a giant sponge, the deluge of water pouring off the barren land.
Ballyvourney in Co Cork was also hit by spot floods with roads around the town affected by the deluge.
PARADIGM Flow Services, the blockage removal experts for the oil and gas sector, is demonstrating a groundbreaking new technology that will change the way oil and gas operators carry out fire deluge safety testing for the first time in 50 years.Forming part of the company's Deluge Integrity Management service for clients, the Dry-Flo testing technology eliminates issues with conventional wet testing for fire deluge safety systems which can lead to blockages.
Pre-trimmed DV-5 Deluge Valve - Available in a pre-trimmed version for the first time, the Pre-trimmed DV-5 Deluge Valve provides numerous cost savings in shipping, assembly and testing.
Summary: Deluge affects around 6,100 families, about half of them in Nile and North Kordofan states, with homes inundated in capital Khartoum.
Evaporative cooling may be employed either using deluge flow distributors or spray nozzles.
Summary: While there has been a veritable deluge of fitness bands in recent