verb (used with object), del·uged, del·ug·ing.
Origin of deluge
Related formsun·del·uged, adjective
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