verb (used with object), del·uged, del·ug·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for deluge
Official data of damages to hog inventory have yet to be released, but videos and photos of dead pigs and flooded pens suggest farms did not escape the deluge.
The deluge of requests effectively causes the site to shut down.DDoS cyberattacks have skyrocketed this year. Just ask the New Zealand stock exchange|eamonbarrett|August 31, 2020|Fortune
It also comes amid a deluge of misinformation on the various platforms, with politicians including the President trying to discredit mail-in voting.Rock the Vote enlists Instagram influencers to get young people to the polls|Danielle Abril|August 30, 2020|Fortune
Because the deluge of technical reports from human rights groups, the WhatsApp lawsuit, and increasing governmental scrutiny threaten NSO’s status quo.
Coronavirus has caused a data deluge, and not all of the information is as accurate, objective, or up-to-date as it seems.Watch: Quartz’s workshop on how and when we’ll recover|Ana Campoy|July 10, 2020|Quartz
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