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  Words related to deluge

Related / Similar Words: flood, inundation, alluvion, downpour, cloudburst, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker, inundate, submerge, overwhelm, flood out, swamp

 

Definition:
  • the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land; "plains fertilized by annual inundations";
  • a heavy rain;
  • an overwhelming number or amount; "a flood of requests"; "a torrent of abuse";
  • fill or cover completely, usually with water;
  • charge someone with too many tasks;
  • fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind";

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    See Also: flood in

     

    Hyponyms: debacle, flash flood, flashflood

     

    Derivational Morphology: inundate, submerge, flood, swamp, drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse, pour, pelt, stream, rain cats and dogs, rain buckets, overwhelm, flood out, oversupply, glut, submergence, submerging, submersion, immersion, inundation, alluvion, downpour, cloudburst, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker, flowage, implosion therapy, flooding

     

     
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