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Synonyms of deluge

Noun


1. flood, inundation, deluge, torrent, batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad

usage: an overwhelming number or amount; "a flood of requests"; "a torrent of abuse"

2. downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker, rain, rainfall

usage: a heavy rain

3. flood, inundation, deluge, alluvion, geological phenomenon

usage: the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land; "plains fertilized by annual inundations"

Verb


1. deluge, flood, inundate, swamp, fill, fill up, make full

usage: fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind"

2. overwhelm, deluge, flood out, charge, saddle, burden

usage: charge someone with too many tasks

3. inundate, deluge, submerge, flood

usage: fill or cover completely, usually with water

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