Deluge – A severe flood, or to overwhelm with a flood
The luge (deluge) course was suddenly flooding and the racer was just about to be overwhelmed with the flood.
Examples of deluge in a sentence
Villagers look like they will be losing their main bus service in just over a fortnight, despite a deluge of complaints to the bus company.
The town was deluged due to the heavy monsoon rains.
When the deluge ended, the villagers began to reconstruct their homes.