deluge: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (del'yj, -yzh, del'j, -zh, di-lj', -lzh'), [key]
— n., v., -uged, -ug•ing.
- a great flood of water; inundation; flood.
- a drenching rain; downpour.
- anything that overwhelms like a flood: a deluge of mail.
- See(def. 3).
- to flood; inundate.
- to overrun; overwhelm: She was deluged with congratulatory letters.
- deluge (Thesaurus)