Deluge
Deluge Del"uge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deluged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deluging}.] 1. To overflow with water; to inundate; to overwhelm. [1913 Webster]

The deluged earth would useless grow. --Blackmore. [1913 Webster]

2. To overwhelm, as with a deluge; to cover; to overspread; to overpower; to submerge; to destroy; as, the northern nations deluged the Roman empire with their armies; the land is deluged with woe. [1913 Webster]

At length corruption, like a general flood . . . Shall deluge all. --Pope. [1913 Webster] ||


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  • déluge — [ delyʒ ] n. m. • 1175; lat. diluvium « inondation » 1 ♦ Relig., myth. Cataclysme consistant en des précipitations continues submergeant la Terre. Mythe mésopotamien du déluge. Absolt Le Déluge (dans la Bible). L arche de Noé échappa au Déluge.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Deluge — • A catastrophe fully described in Gen., vi, 1 ix, 19 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Deluge     Deluge     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Deluge — can refer to: A large downpour of rain A flood Mythical and prehistoric floods Deluge myth, mythic floods in general, involving Gilgamesh, and others Deluge (prehistoric), prehistoric great floods, some of which may have inspired deluge myths… …   Wikipedia

  • déluge — DÉLUGE. s. m. Grande inondation. Il se dit principalement Du déluge universel, qu on appelle aussi absolument Le déluge. Avant le déluge. Après le déluge. Le déluge de Deucalion. Les Américains parlent d un déluge arrivé autrefois dans leur Pays …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Deluge — (logiciel) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Déluge. Deluge …   Wikipédia en Français

  • deluge — DELUGE. s. m. Inondation, grand desbordement d eaux. Il se dit principalement du deluge universel, qu on appelle aussi absolument le Deluge. Avant le deluge. aprés le deluge. le deluge de Deucalion. les Americains parlent d un deluge arrivé… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Deluge — Del uge (d[e^]l [ u]j), n. [F. d[ e]luge, L. diluvium, fr. diluere wash away; di = dis + luere, equiv. to lavare to wash. See {Lave}, and cf. {Diluvium}.] 1. A washing away; an overflowing of the land by water; an inundation; a flood;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deluge — Deluge, Diluuium. Deluge d eau, Eluuio, Cataclysmus. Un deluge de tous biens, Eluuies. Petit deluge, Alluuies …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

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