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flood tide

flood tide

noun

: a rising tide

: a very large amount of something

Full Definition of FLOOD TIDE

1
:  a rising tide
2
a :  an overwhelming quantity
b :  a high point :  peak

Examples of FLOOD TIDE

  1. <the flood tide of bad manners that seems to be inundating contemporary society>

First Known Use of FLOOD TIDE

1719

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