DELUGE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DELUGE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
deluge
 n.  great flood; heavy downpour; any overflowing of water
Classic Sentence:
1  It is because it, too, as a matter of fact, has been engulfed in a deluge.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT
2  In the old paintings of the deluge there is a mother holding her child thus.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE FONTIS
3  The last was an awful blank: something like the world when the deluge was gone by.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
4  The thunder was rolling into distance, and the rain was pouring down like a deluge, when the door of his room opened.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X
Example Sentence:
1  A deluge of manuscripts began to arrive in the post.
2  About a dozen homes were damaged in the deluge.
3  The spring thaw caused the river to deluge the region.
4  When we advertised the position, we received a deluge of applications.