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Synonyms for deluge
ˈdɛl yudʒ, -yuʒ, -udʒ, -uʒ, dɪˈludʒ, -ˈluʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flood, inundation, deluge, torrent(noun)

    an overwhelming number or amount

    "a flood of requests"; "a torrent of abuse"

    Synonyms:
    waterspout, pelter, soaker, floodlight, cloudburst, rising tide, overflow, violent stream, flood, downpour, alluvion, flowage, inundation, flood tide, flood lamp, photoflood, outpouring, torrent

  2. downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker(noun)

    a heavy rain

    Synonyms:
    waterspout, pelter, alky, lush, cloudburst, souse, boozer, violent stream, flood, downpour, dipsomaniac, alluvion, inundation, alcoholic, soaker, torrent

  3. flood, inundation, deluge, alluvion(verb)

    the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land

    "plains fertilized by annual inundations"

    Synonyms:
    alluvial sediment, waterspout, pelter, soaker, floodlight, cloudburst, rising tide, overflow, alluvial deposit, flood, downpour, alluvion, alluvium, flowage, inundation, flood tide, flood lamp, photoflood, outpouring, torrent

  4. deluge, flood, inundate, swamp(verb)

    fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid

    "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind"

    Synonyms:
    submerge, oversupply, swamp, flood out, glut, inundate, overwhelm, flood, drench

  5. overwhelm, deluge, flood out(verb)

    charge someone with too many tasks

    Synonyms:
    overcome, drown, flood out, overpower, swamp, inundate, overwhelm, sweep over, overmaster, whelm, flood, overtake, submerge

  6. inundate, deluge, submerge(verb)

    fill or cover completely, usually with water

    Synonyms:
    flood out, swamp, submerge, inundate, overwhelm, flood, drown, submerse

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deluge

    Synonyms:
    inundation, rush, flood, redundance

    Antonyms:
    mist, moisture, dearth, drought, aridity, subsidence, exsiccation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deluge(n.)

    Synonyms:
    flood, overflow, inundation, cataclysm

  2. deluge(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    submerge, inundate, overflow, drown, overwhelm

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "deluge":

    avalanche, flood, torrent, seale

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How to use deluge in a sentence?

  1. Stephen Innes:

    The deluge of U.S. crude production continues to hold the top-side in check.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    When a sensible quote is adored a lot by many or most people on a person’s INDIVIDUAL social media account, then wondering why it feels usually as if he has either cracked a joke under the guise of a thought or others are just trying to poke fun on him through a deluge of LIKE & COMMENT vote and often both; especially more when the same post has also his own photo on it.

  3. Horace Mann:

    Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    If most people could ever understand a person who is truly good, then history would not have witnessed a deluge of cases of a right being insanely treated bad by masses in all generations.

  5. Matt Smith:

    China went on a global buying binge, there is just this deluge of crude building up offshore.


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