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deluges

noun
plural of deluge

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a great flow of water or of something that overwhelms
  • a deluge of thanks and appreciation for the returning troops

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2 a steady falling of water from the sky in significant quantity
  • the exiting moviegoers were caught in the deluge without umbrellas

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deluges

verb
present tense third-person singular of deluge

Synonyms & Antonyms of deluges (Entry 2 of 2)

to cover with a flood
  • deluged with requests for help

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“Deluges.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deluges. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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