verb (used with object), del·uged, del·ug·ing.
- delusion of grandeur,
- delusion of negation,
- delusion of persecution,
Origin of deluge
Examples from the Web for deluge
Unfortunately, the deluge of details weighs the book down in parts.
Divorce ensued, along with a deluge of humiliating media coverage.
The deluge comes from the ceiling, where excess rainwater has worked its way into the subway car from outside.Leaky Ceilings, Catcalls, and Uncaged Pythons: 4 Hours on NYC’s Worst Subway|Kevin Zawacki|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, the deluge of rain continues, in fits and starts.Rescue Efforts Were Delayed Following Deadly Landslide in Washington|Stacey Solie|March 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It's a panicky move coming amid a deluge of corruption allegations a week before key elections.
The deluge has overtaken us, and we must accept the consequences.Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris|Henry Labouchre
Finally the clouds opened, and for a week rain fell in a deluge.The Gaunt Gray Wolf|Dillon Wallace
There was bright sunshine, yet only a deluge of semi-opaque golden vapor.The Heart of the White Mountains, Their Legend and Scenery|Samuel Adams Drake
All at once the thunder burst forth in frightful peals, and the rain fell like a deluge.The Pearl of the Andes|Gustave Aimard
The next morning we had the deluge, for it poured in torrents, our wretched blanket shelters proving far from rain-tight.A Yeoman's Letters|P. T. Ross