Synonyms for downpour

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DOWNPOUR

The dark night and the downpour made the cafés look brighter.

The downpour was greeted by a treble chorus of delight from the tourists.

The downpour was incessant and likely to last through the night.

Fearful of being caught in the downpour, I began to retrace my steps.

But it was not likely a fire could make much headway in that downpour.

Now the weather was crisp and cold, now hazy and depressing, and again a downpour.

The princess had prayed of the Rain God to send that downpour.

They sat in awkward silence, listening to the downpour and the wind.

Making a cairn, in the downpour, they cached the guns and ammunition.

The storm was ending in a downpour of furious tropical rain.

WORD ORIGIN

1811, from down (adv.) + pour.

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