verb (used with object), del·uged, del·ug·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for deluge
Officials were soon working through the weekends and tapped staff from every department — including property assessments — to help with the deluge.‘We will not allow anyone to stop us’: Day and night, under historic scrutiny, the nation’s vote counters carried on|Amy Gardner, Reis Thebault, Hannah Knowles, Michelle Lee|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
The early returns on election night could look entirely different from the final vote count, thanks to a deluge of mail-in ballots that take much longer to tabulate than in-person votes.How social media platforms plan to curb fake news about the US election|Nicolás Rivero|October 30, 2020|Quartz
The demand deluge has led to YouTube’s ad prices doubling in some cases.‘CTV took from everybody’: How connected TV won this year’s upfront|Tim Peterson|October 28, 2020|Digiday
You’ve probably already encountered the deluge of takes on Quibi’s remarkably quick burnout.Quibi is out. But other companies will still try to build in its place|Lucinda Shen|October 22, 2020|Fortune
If Obama is elected, he could encourage his supporters to deluge members of Congress with e-mails, or use the Web to organize collective research.
Predictably, he was deluged with angry responses; as of this writing, he is still responding to critics.
The paper was deluged with complaints from readers, and from UK and overseas Jewish groups, before issuing a prompt apology.A 10-Point Guide To Anti-Semitism And Its Perception|Mark Gardner|February 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Anyone who votes for it is going to be deluged with angry phone calls and some very ugly attack ads come next campaign.Does Anyone Actually Want to Make a Deal on the Fiscal Cliff?|Megan McArdle|December 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But then they saw the water rise—the result of the failed federal levee system that deluged 80 percent of the city.
But now she finds herself in the opposite situation, deluged with requests for interviews, appearances, and reviews.
The music-loving, impressionable Spanish-Americans deluged the company with dollars and "vivas."Whirligigs|O. Henry
It had no power to stop the torrent of vice which deluged the city of Rome, and virtue found it a feeble protection.A Dialogue Concerning Oratory, Or The Causes Of Corrupt Eloquence|Cornelius Tacitus
He ran over in the same feeble flow of words with which he had deluged Midwinter on the occasion when they first met.Armadale|Wilkie Collins
The entire Conservative press denounced him as a traitor, and he was deluged with abuse.Lord Randolph Churchill|Winston Spencer Churchill
Many of our adobe houses were deluged with water, and the mountain-sides exhibited cataracts in every direction.The Philosophy of the Weather|Thomas Belden Butler