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Synonyms for deluge
ˈdɛl yudʒ, -yuʒ, -udʒ, -uʒ, dɪˈludʒ, -ˈluʒdel·uge

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deluge

    Synonyms:
    inundation, rush, flood, redundance

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flood, inundation, deluge, torrentnoun

    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, soakernoun

    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, alluvionverb

    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, swampverb

    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 outverb

    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, submergeverb

    fill or cover completely, usually with water

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. delugenoun

    Synonyms:
    flood, overflow, inundation, cataclysm

  2. delugeverb

    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. Trizia Herrera:

    It's not just that the risk of infection is high but what's being called a return to the new normal could make new cases increase exponentially... leading to more loss of life, it seems premature that President Lopez Obrador is talking about ruling out a deluge in Mexico, as the epidemic is still growing.

  2. Ismail Haniya:

    I say to our people everywhere, be prepared for a human deluge on all of the borders of Palestine, inside the occupied land and outside the occupied land, i say to the (Israeli occupiers) your time is gone.

  3. The NHTSA:

    As you are well aware, NHTSA has repeatedly engaged Takata and asked for the company's explanation of the content of the deluge of documents that it has produced thus far.

  4. Stephen Innes:

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

  5. Matt Smith:

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


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