deluge deluge  /ˈdɛl judʒ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an overwhelming number or amount
  2. (n) a heavy rain
  3. (n) the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
  4. (v) fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid
  5. (v) charge someone with too many tasks
  6. (v) fill or cover completely, usually with water

Usage(s):

  • Worries deluged his mind so much that he remained benumbed even during the celebrations.

News

  1. More butts to kick

    ARDMORE, Pa. — Given how much easier Merion Golf Club figures to play, and how soft and receptive the greens are going to be thanks to the deluge of the past few days, just about everyone in the 156-man U.S. Open field has a pretty good shot to win the championship. Translation? Tiger Woods has to take out a fleet of golfers instead of the dozen or so who realistically figured to contend if the ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. 'Man Of Steel 2': Superman Sequel Is Already Happening, With Snyder, Goyer, And Nolan Returning

    Following a wave of well-received preview screenings, as well as a deluge of good to great reviews ( read our review here ), it should come as no surprise that Warner Bros. has already fast tracked a sequel to Man of Steel , which is set for a release (and box office dominion) later this week.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ScreenCrave

  3. Heavy rain turns Merion into Mudville

    By Dave ShedloskiARDMORE, Pa. -- Welcome to Mudville.Another deluge struck an already mushy Merion GC Monday afternoon, causing a suspension of practice round play at 3:01 p.m. EDT at the 113th U.S. Open.More than five inches of rain have soaked Merion's venerable East Course since Friday, and the forecast is not favorable for the next few days, which could impede preparation for the 156-player ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: GolfDigest.com via Yahoo! Sports

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