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deluge

noun

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  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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