Examples of flood tide in a Sentence
the flood tide of bad manners that seems to be inundating contemporary society
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On a flood tide, the current spit us grapeseed-like through the Narrows at 11 knots — about twice our normal motoring speed.
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First Known Use of flood tide
flood tide Synonyms
Synonymsalluvion, bath, cataclysm, cataract, deluge, flood, inundation, Niagara, overflow, spate, torrent
Antonymsdrought (also drouth)
Related Wordscurrent, 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, surplus
Near Antonymsdribble, drip, trickle
FLOOD TIDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of flood tide for English Language Learners
: a rising tide
: a very large amount of something
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