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flood

(Abundance), noun a sufficiency, affluence, ampleness, amplitude, an ample amount, an ample supple, avalanche, bonanza, bounteousness, bountifulness, bumper crop, copiousness, full measure, fullness, generosity, glut, great abundance, landslide, lavishness, much, outpouring, overbrim, overburden, overcharge, overflow, overload, plenty, plethora, profusion, saturation, superabundance, surfeit

flood

(Deluge), noun avalanche, burst of rain, cloudburst, downfall, downpour, drenching rain, driving rain, groundwater, heavy rain, heavy shower, inundation, massive amounts of rain, massive amounts of raising grounddater, pelting rain, pouring rain, rainfall, rainstorm, rainwater, raising water, sheets of rain, spurt of rain, storm, streams of rain, thundershower, thunderstorm, torrent of rain, torrential downpour, torrential rain
Associated concepts: National Flood InsuranceProgram
See also: assemblage, cataclysm, immerse, inundate, load, outflow, overcome, overload, overwhelm, plethora, spate
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After the flood, nets snared only 114 juveniles of the species.
The floods had the greatest impact in north east Wales as they occurred on river systems that had no documented history of flooding.
Using a leaf blower, air is inflated into the empty 45-kilogram module, then the air is forced out with water pumped in directly from the flood source to weigh the bag down.
And the fact that the flood occurred during the growing season was a big factor.
Before the memory of last year's dramatic floods fades, the Flood Season Campaign calls on people to "wise up" and get prepared during the critical months from September to April.
Because of its modest size, the flood proved less successful at carving out lagoons than at creating sandbars, at least in the near term.
5 million toll road tax bonds and the Flood Control District's $322.
Within the first 90 days after Superstorm Sandy, Wright Flood closed or advanced payment to nearly 70% of claimants, while the flood industry was generally criticized for a closed claim rate that reportedly reached just 30%, as seen in the WSJ Metro Section.
With the flood damage wrought by the 2005 hurricane season still fresh in the minds of many Americans, insurance agents can remind their clients that--no matter how safe their neighborhoods may appear--everyone lives in a flood zone.
The overall bill, which increases borrowing authority for the flood insurance program to $22 billion, is expected to come to the House and Senate floors when Congress returns from recess in early December.