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deluge

1. noun MET heavy rainfall2. noun MET flood3. noun large number/amount4. verb MET cover with rain/flood water5. verb send large amounts to (sb) 1 noun MET heavy rainfalldíle fem  c m utuile fem4  c m udeluge of rain díle bháistí, tuile fearthainne 2 noun MET floodtuile fem4  c m ufrom the time of the deluge ó aimsir na díleann
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3 noun large number/amountrabharta masc4  c m umaidhm fem2  c m una múrthawe received a deluge of complaints tháinig rabharta gearán chugainn, fuaireamar ualach gearán 4 verb MET cover with rain/flood water TRANSITIVEbáigh verb  c m uthe waves deluged their homes bháigh na tonnta a gcuid tithe, bhí a gcuid tithe faoi uisce ag na tonntathe roads were deluged bhí na bealaí móra faoi uisce, bhí fuarlaigh ar na bóithre 5 verb send large amounts to (sb) TRANSITIVEcráigh verb  c m ucéas verb  c m ushe's been deluged with requests to talk about it tá sí cráite ag daoine ag iarraidh uirthi labhairt faoiwe've been deluged by calls tá an t-uafás glaonna faighte againn, tá muid céasta ag glaonna