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1. deluge

noun. ['ˈdɛljuːdʒ'] an overwhelming number or amount.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • take
  • ebbtide
  • good fortune

Etymology

  • deluge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Deluge

  • refuge

How do you pronounce deluge?

Pronounce deluge as ˈdɛljuʤ.

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Sentences with deluge


1. Noun, singular or mass
You feel like you'll never get out from under this deluge.

2. deluge

verb. ['ˈdɛljuːdʒ'] fill or cover completely, usually with water.

Synonyms

  • inundate
  • flood

Antonyms

  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success

Etymology

  • deluge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. deluge

verb. ['ˈdɛljuːdʒ'] charge someone with too many tasks.

Synonyms

  • burden
  • saddle
  • charge
  • overwhelm

Antonyms

  • cheer
  • euphemism
  • victory
  • saltwater

Etymology

  • deluge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. deluge

noun. ['ˈdɛljuːdʒ'] the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land.

Synonyms

  • alluvion
  • debacle
  • geological phenomenon
  • Noah's flood
  • flashflood
  • the Flood
  • inundation
  • flash flood
  • flood
  • Noah and the Flood

Antonyms

  • distributive
  • orderliness
  • order
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • deluge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. deluge

noun. ['ˈdɛljuːdʒ'] a heavy rain.

Synonyms

  • soaker
  • waterspout
  • rainfall
  • torrent
  • pelter
  • rain
  • downpour

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • scarcity
  • imperfect
  • disorganise

Etymology

  • deluge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. deluge

verb. ['ˈdɛljuːdʒ'] fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid.

Synonyms

  • make full
  • swamp
  • fill
  • flood
  • inundate

Antonyms

  • unclutter
  • unseal
  • break
  • abstain

Etymology

  • deluge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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