Example sentences for: deluge

How can you use “deluge” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A year later he is still mulling over the book, in which "the most beautiful passage" is where "the poor slave, knowing that he must die, and sitting for the last time with his wife, remembers the words 'Let Cares like a wild deluge come/ And storms of sorrow fall,/ May I but safely reach my home,/ My God, my Heaven, my all.

  • Following is a fair sampling from the deluge, with Prudie's thoughts at the end.

  • The story was singularly inappropriate in 1936--the deluge had come after Coolidge and Hoover, and Roosevelt's spending was an effort to stem the deluge, or at least to keep some people from drowning in it.

  • In the NYT Book Review, David Brooks of the Weekly Standard wades into the approaching deluge of George W. Bush biographies.

  • 4) It includes forgotten middlebrow novels from the '30s and '40s at the expense of Pynchon, Morrison, Updike, "and almost every other contemporary novelist people actually read" (Louis Menand, The New Yorker ). 5) A deluge of similarly ridiculous lists is imminent.


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