the Flood

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Noun1.the Flood - (Biblical) the great deluge that is said in the Book of Genesis to have occurred in the time of Noah; it was brought by God upon the earth because of the wickedness of human beings
Christian Bible, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Bible, Word of God, Book, Word - the sacred writings of the Christian religions; "he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
flood, inundation, alluvion, deluge - the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land; "plains fertilized by annual inundations"
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But as the rain came down in a flood, the little fellow was hopelessly a prisoner, and now stood with sullen aspect at a window, wondering whether the sun itself were not extinguished by so much moisture in the sky.
31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Wright Flood, the federal flood insurance market share leader across the US, announced a partnership with Homeowners of America Insurance Company (HOAIC),a Texas-based property and casualty insurance company known to provide top quality products and services, to offer federal flood policies under the Homeowners of America Flood Insurance brand name.
In a sampling session just before the planned flood, the researchers nabbed 312 juvenile humpback chub, one of the Grand Canyon's endangered fish.
But for Allen, whose house was underwater in the 1982 flood, the prospect brings fear and frustration that there's no way out.