What is the opposite of deluge?

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Noun
Opposite of a great quantity of something arriving at the same time
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Opposite of a heavy fall of rain
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Opposite of the amount of rain that falls on a single occasion
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Opposite of an overwhelming number of things delivered simultaneously or in rapid succession
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(typically of people) Opposite of describing a big collective group
“An entity was spotted in the distant hills through a blurry telescope located at the peak of the mountain.”
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Opposite of an act, or the state, of streaming or flowing out, especially rapidly
“The City Center division has to supply additional manpower to maintain law and order due to the large influx of supporters converging on the City Center.”
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Opposite of a period of heavy rain
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Opposite of a violent disturbance of the atmosphere with strong winds and usually rain, thunder, lightning, or snow
“There was a sudden calm after some rough winds, which looked tempting enough for a sea trip.”
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Opposite of an excessive or abundant amount or number
“Lack of affordable housing and a shortage of properties can price decent, law-abiding people out of homes.”
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Opposite of a series of things of the same type, especially when unwelcome, happening within a short space of time
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Opposite of a steady, continuous stream or supply of something
“As a result of the strike, there was a break in the production of European luxury cars.”
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Opposite of rainy weather
“What a glorious day to spend outdoors and enjoy the sun.”
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Opposite of crowd
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Opposite of a vehement outburst of a specified feeling or reaction
“The suspension of hostilities afforded time for reflection, for the subsidence of anger, and the reconciliation of parties.”
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Opposite of a physical forward or upward movement, typically sudden or powerful in nature
“It is certain that Attila made a sudden retreat into Pannonia and tradition has ascribed it to a superstitious fear of incurring the fate of Alaric.”
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Opposite of a slow, regular movement of the sea in rolling waves that do not break
Verb
Opposite of to flood with water or a liquid
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Opposite of inundate with a great quantity of something
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Opposite of to cascade or issue forth from somewhere
“Each drawer will be clearly marked and will be lined with bin liners for easy disposal and to ensure that the liquid is contained.”
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Opposite of to inundate or submerge, especially in water
“The Act provides for water easements that enable a holder of a water abstraction permit to bring water to or drain water from his land.”
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Opposite of to be, or cause to be, thoroughly wet or waterlogged
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Opposite of to overwhelm (with large quantities of something to be dealt with)
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Opposite of to cover completely with water
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Opposite of to bestow something in generous or extravagant quantities on
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Opposite of to overwhelm with an excessive amount of something
“As it was, I spent a good deal of time trying to uninvolve myself from my studies.”
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Opposite of to engulf or swallow up
“The fog would eventually clear after our car was earlier enveloped it.”
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Opposite of to have the weather be rough or violent
“The weather would eventually calm later in the morning, and we were able to make the most of whatever remained of the weekend.”
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(usually of a liquid) Opposite of to rise up, to spill over, or to be on the verge of spilling over
“His tears began to ebb once he had gotten over the overwhelming emotion of landing his dream job.”
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