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synonyms for downpour

  • deluge
  • flood
  • monsoon
  • rainstorm
  • storm
  • cloudburst
  • inundation
  • drencher
  • torrential rain
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antonyms for downpour

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  • sprinkle
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How to use downpour in a sentence

We may see downpours end around sunrise but may still have some pesky showers linger into midday or early afternoon.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: SHOWERS TODAY, WITH SOAKING RAIN TONIGHTA. CAMDEN WALKER, JASON SAMENOWDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Scattered downpours, gusty winds possible thru mid-afternoon.
UPDATES: TORNADO WATCH FOR AREAS EAST OF DISTRICTJASON SAMENOWNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Although climate change is expected to include gradual warming globally, scientists think that extreme events such as heat waves, cold snaps, droughts and torrential downpours could also grow in number and strength over time.
HOW FRIGID LIZARDS FALLING FROM TREES REVEALED THE REPTILES’ GROWING COLD TOLERANCECHARLES CHOIOCTOBER 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Water and electronics simply don’t mix, and many an expensive device has been rendered useless by an errant spill or unexpected downpour.
BEST WIRELESS EARBUDS: FIVE THINGS TO CONSIDERPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMOCTOBER 30, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Just don’t send it off down the street during a torrential downpour.
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And he stepped out into the rain, which had begun again a few minutes earlier, and was now falling in a steady downpour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The wind and rain had ceased, but the dripping of the branches still kept up an excellent imitation of a downpour.
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With a good blinding snowfall, or a pelting downpour of cats and dogs, I might have hoped for a respite.
JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
A sudden downpour of rain, without thunder or lightning, had just passed rapidly over our wide plain.
DREAM TALES AND PROSE POEMSIVAN TURGENEV
For long the downpour never ceased by night or by day; it was the rain that rained away the Corn Laws.
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