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deluge
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

2 uses
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Definition
a large amount of something — especially water

or:

to overwhelm with a large amount of something — especially water
  • The barbarians passed over the Coliseum; the deluge, perhaps, passed over the Pyramids.
    1.5.2 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 2 — This Will Kill That (54% in)
  • These sanctuaries, in the midst of the deluge of penal and barbarous jurisdictions which inundated the city, were a species of islands which rose above the level of human justice.
    2.9.2 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 2 — Hunchbacked, One Eyed, Lame (2% in)

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