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noun as in hail

noun as in precipitation


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NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is crashing through a hailstorm of dust as it hurtles towards the sun at awe-inspiring speed.

On July 13, 1788, one of the most severe hailstorms in recorded history swept across France.

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Seemingly a bushel of arugula shows up with a hailstorm of pistachios, goat cheese crumbles and juicy blackberries.

To outsiders, the Delaneys appear to have everything — a happy marriage, towering height and athletic prowess — but, like the women of “Big Little Lies,” also cope with epic dysfunction and a hailstorm of secrets.

They cause intense heat waves followed by heavy rains and hailstorms.

“God is great,” says a man who follows the hailstorm from his doorway.

Car owners will thus know when to postpone trips, or to pull off the road when a hailstorm is approaching.

Most unluckily the weather began to cloud over, and soon a sharp hailstorm began, with every indication of a fog.

I hope we shall give our northern enemies that hailstorm of bullets which gives our dear country the dominion of the sea.

He sat, propped up on the bed, watching the morning sun melt the night's hailstorm into the fields.

The bullets rained as thick in the water as you ever saw a hailstorm.

Through a hailstorm we flew to the long-loved aerodrome at Luxeuil.

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On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hailstorm, such as: barrage, bombardment, rain, salvo, shower, and storm.

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