Crossword clues for deluged
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Deluge \Del"uge\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deluged; p. pr. & vb. n. Deluging.]
To overflow with water; to inundate; to overwhelm.
The deluged earth would useless grow.
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. [1913 Webster] ||
vb. (en-past of: deluge)
Usage examples of "deluged".
And now it is deluged with a nectarous flood -- the young germs swamped -- delicious poison cankering them: now I see myself stretched on an ottoman in the drawing-room at Vale Hall at my bride Rosamond Oliver's feet: she is talking to me with her sweet voice -- gazing down on me with those eyes your skilful hand has copied so well -- smiling at me with these coral lips.
Hermione smashed into a bookcase and was promptly deluged in a cascade of heavy books.
Harry was deluged in the foul-smelling potion within: the brains slipped and slid over him and began spinning their long colored tentacles, but he shouted, "Wingardium Leviosa!
His death appears to have been only the tocsin that aroused other fanatics, and, without our being able to divine or suspect where all these books come from, they have overflowed and deluged the whole land.
His mind was deluged with questions, all tinged by uncertainty as much as curiosity.
Human planets were deluged with exquisite examples of thranx workmanship.
The river swollen by autumnal rains, deluged the low lands, and Adrian in his favourite boat is employed in the dangerous pastime of plucking the topmost bough from a submerged oak.
When he died, the tide of love resumed its ancient flow, it deluged her soul with its tumultuous waves, and she gave herself up a prey to its uncontrollable power.
She went on, feeling that, if she had paused for a moment, the checked waters of misery would have deluged her soul, that her wrecked hopes would raise their wailing voices, and that those who now echoed her mirth, and provoked her repartees, would have shrunk in fear from her convulsive despair.
The senseless spirit of conquest and thirst of spoil blinded them, while with insane fury they deluged the country in ruin.
That she had a presentiment, that the tide of calamity which deluged our unhappy race had now turned.
The white lightning sped in forked chains around the sky, and without pause or interval, deluged the midnight heaven with light, which shewed to her, as she stood at the window of her apartment, the colours of the trees, and even of the few flowers which had survived to witness the advent of the storm.
Actually, it is but one of the hundreds of Utopian novels that deluged the market around the turn of the century, propagandizing for some political or social idea or another.
An even better proof of the popularity of the novel was the flood of Gothic tales that immediately deluged the market.
It deluged the market with monsters of the most curious kind and offered futures with no future at all, a trend that is as strong today with films like Joseph Losey's The Damned (1961) Jean-Luc Godard's Alphaville (1965) and Francois Truffaut's Fahrenheit 451.