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The widely predicted blue tsunami was more like a modest midsummer swell.

Although the news still focuses on the polls, it also seems to acknowledge that treating politics like a game might not be the best approach in a world that has been bowled over by the tsunami that is 2020.

From Ozy

Whatever its name, the tool has enormous potential to limit a tsunami of false or misleading news on topics like politics and health.

From Fortune

The tsunami of coronavirus news coverage can paradoxically make it hard to find the information you want.

The asteroid that crashed to Earth on the dinosaurs’ last day would have caused tsunami waves.

When it came to shooting the famous parting of the Red Sea, Ridley Scott elected to show a tsunami splitting the waters.

Things picked up again when the 2011 tsunami hit Tōhoku, Japan.

Typically, celebrities have stayed out of the Middle East conflict, knowing full well the tsunami of emotions it carries.

Tempest, hurricane, tidal wave, tsunami, earthquake, or Big Bang?

And now, a massive magnitude 8.2 off the coast of Chile that even generated a tsunami.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tsunami, such as: deluge, downpour, flow, glut, spate, and stream.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.