The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Deluge \Del"uge\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deluged; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To overflow with water; to inundate; to overwhelm.
The deluged earth would useless grow. --Blackmore.
2. To overwhelm, as with a deluge; to cover; to overspread;
to overpower; to submerge; to destroy; as, the northern
nations deluged the Roman empire with their armies; the
land is deluged with woe.
At length corruption, like a general flood . . .
Shall deluge all. --Pope.