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deluge in Meteorology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdelugedel‧uge1 /ˈdeljuːdʒ/ noun [countable]  1 LOT/LARGE NUMBER OR AMOUNT[usually singular] a large amount of something such as letters or questions that someone gets at the same time syn flooddeluge of Viewers sent a deluge of complaints about the show.2 HEMWATER formal a large flood, or period when there is a lot of rain syn flood
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delugeNevertheless, they failed to stop a deluge of complaints about the collection's shortcomings and María Corral's personal tastes.A deluge of medals somehow makes the effort look more meaningful, no matter how little valor accompanies it.The ceaseless deluge had turned the small front yard of the cottage into a swamp.The new wind brought rain, and not just showers, but a constant soaking deluge flying sometimes straight at us.At this stage, almost overwhelmed by the deluge of war, there is perhaps nothing to say that is not banal.Dotson was on the road during the deluge, and said he couldn't believe it when he heard the news.A rancher who heard the deluge coming loaded his family in his truck and began to dash to safety.Many homes in Jakarta were flooded in the Indonesian capital's worst deluge for years.deluge ofAre your savings being eroded by the deluge of bills that arrive every month?