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deluge
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

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Definition
a large amount of something — especially water

or:

to overwhelm with a large amount of something — especially water
  • Was he also out in that deluged—the unseen watcher, the man of darkness?
    Chapter 10 — Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson (59% in)

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