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deluging


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deluge  \Del"uge\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Deluged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Deluging}.] 
  1.  To  overflow  with  water;  to  inundate;  to  overwhelm. 
 
  The  deluged  earth  would  useless  grow.  --Blackmore. 
 
  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. 
 
  At  length  corruption,  like  a  general  flood  .  .  . 
  Shall  deluge  all  --Pope. 




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