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noun as in rainstorm

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When an Amazon facility lost power in a storm this week, it caused a major cloudburst of its own.

Once black clouds gathered in the distance, to pour out a cloudburst.

A deep sheet of water swept down from the prairie beyond the town limits to the west, where the rainfall was a cloudburst.

Before it lay a long descent, a cloudburst, the sunset of a civilization, another night.

Just a yielding here, a parting there, until the cloudburst precipitated the disaster.

The first awful effects of the cloudburst were passing, and the water was going down slowly but surely.


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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cloudburst, such as: deluge, downpour, storm, and torrent.

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