Part of speech: noun

A flood; inundation.

Part of speech: verb

To overwhelm with water; inundate.

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Usage examples "deluge":

  1. One spark, one little spark, might live through the deluge to spring into the heat of the past under the breath of memory. - "The Rustler of Wind River", G. W. Ogden.
  2. He will go to see Evan day after to- morrow- and after that, the deluge. - "The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush", Francis Lynde.
  3. Come, dry up that deluge, and say good- by to me. - "The Old-Fashioned Fairy Book", Constance Cary Harrison.