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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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It is quite important for our facilities to be floodlit outdoors as majority of the people work during the day and would like to enjoy such activities in the evening," he concludes.
He said: "I have really enjoyed the floodlit matches I have played in, the white ball travels very quickly and the floodlights create a superb atmosphere and really good environment for cricket.
Add your name, address and daytime telephone number and send, to be received no later than Tuesday June 30, to: Bears Floodlit Competition, Sunday Mercury, PO Box 30, Birmingham B4 6BA.
The Carrick Travel Invitation Floodlit T20, which takes place on consecutive evenings between August 6 and 9, is a four-way tournament featuring Warwickshire's top clubs.
The winners will receive the Tim Kelly Engineering Floodlit Cup.
The first of seven floodlit encounters at Sophia Gardens will be against Middlesex in the C & G trophy on May 19, while the first Twenty20 game will be against Worcestershire on June 27.
THE three British venues planning to introduce all-weather floodlit racing reported 'full steam ahead' yesterday, despite a warning that legislation creating one of the prime targets for the product - betting shops that stay open until 10pm all year round - may not come about for at least two years.
FORMER Warwickshire marketing director Stuart Dalrymple, one of the pioneers of floodlit cricket in England, has died aged 48 after a battle against bowel cancer.
Day-night Test matches are already being investigated in Australia, where the floodlit one-day game was launched during the 1970s.
Most eye-catching are the Board's desire to embrace floodlit cricket and to improve drainage facilities at all international venues.
The chairman appears oblivious to the fact that floodlit cricket simply does not work in England.
PLANS to turn a city park into a floodlit football complex have been approved despite opposition from residents.