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deluge

noun [C]     /ˈdel.juːdʒ/
a very large amount of rain or water: This little stream can become a deluge when it rains heavily.RainFloods, tides and currents a deluge of sth a lot of something: The newspaper received a deluge of complaints/letters/phone calls about the article.Masses and large amounts of things
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