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deluge
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
a large amount of something — especially water

or:

to overwhelm with a large amount of something — especially water
  • As we pluck out the shafts, stand aside! here's the battering-ram, Capricornus, or the Goat; full tilt, he comes rushing, and headlong we are tossed; when Aquarius, or the Water-bearer, pours out his whole deluge and drowns us; and to wind up with Pisces, or the Fishes, we sleep.
    Chapters 97-99 -- The Lamp; Stowing Down & Clearing Up; Doubloon (75% in)

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