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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land; A heavy rain; An overwhelming number or amount v. - Fill or cover completely, usually with water; Charge someone with too many tasks; Fill quickly beyond capacity.

Usage examples (33)
  • Rain plops are now falling, quickly followed by a deluge, all fresh clothes and dry shoes are soaked.
  • KCNA, in its commentary, criticised what it called a deluge of "despicable" reports suggesting serious weaknesses in the communist state.
  • That data deluge is creating a new kind of search opportunity. (read)
  • Much of this deluge is being created by ordinary netizens, rather than by corporations. for more
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