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deluge

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of deluge

  1. 1 a great flow of water or of something that overwhelms <a deluge of thanks and appreciation for the returning troops> Synonyms alluvion, bath, cataclysm, cataract, flood, flood tide, inundation, Niagara, overflow, spate, torrentRelated Words current, river, stream, tide; cloudburst, discharge, flush, gush, outflow, outpouring; flux, inflow, influx; engulfment, washout; avalanche, blizzard; cascade, waterfall; excess, glut, overabundance, overage, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplusNear Antonyms dribble, drip, trickleAntonyms drought (also drouth)

  2. 2 a steady falling of water from the sky in significant quantity <the exiting moviegoers were caught in the deluge without umbrellas> Synonyms cloudburst, rain, downfall, downpour, rainfall, rainstorm, storm, wetRelated Words precipitation, shower; thundershower, thunderstorm, weatherNear Antonyms drizzle, mist, mizzle, scud, spit, sprinkle




deluge

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of deluge

  1. to cover with a flood <deluged with requests for help> Synonyms flood, drown, engulf, gulf, inundate, overflow, overwhelm, submerge, submerse, swampRelated Words avalanche, smother; overcome, overrun; flow, flush, gush, pour, sluice, spout, spurt, stream; douse (also dowse), drench, soak, wetNear Antonyms dehydrate, dry, parchAntonyms drain




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