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alluvion

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a great flow of water or of something that overwhelms
  • the nonstop torrential rains were threatening to produce an alluvion of biblical proportions

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The first known use of alluvion was circa 1541

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“Alluvion.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/alluvion. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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