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The outer shell has water-repellent technology in case of rain or snow, and the faux-fur on the hood lining blocks wind in addition to looking adorable.

When he was a teenager, he poked around old bookstores “like a botanist in a rain forest.”

Some clouds are in the forecast in the coming days, ahead of our next chance of rain Sunday night into Monday.

Without fail, heavy rains hitting the Mexico side wash way more water and sewage into the river than the South Bay plant was built to handle.

Fire Island gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 116 days per year, and averages 26 inches of snow and 46 inches of rain per year.

Soon after we've begun working, Hitchcock announces he isn't coming to the office because it is raining.

Outside, in the heart of progressive Austin, it was raining cats and dogs.

But then Marino checked the weather, and saw that it would be raining all afternoon.

It was sunny, it was cloudy, it was raining, it was completely covered in snow, and then by the end of the day it was gone.

Living with the threat of random death raining down leads to a strange way of life, a pathology of indirect fire.

It was a cheerless morning when they got into the street, blowing and raining hard, and the clouds looking dull and stormy.

It was still raining—a gray day with fitful showers that never entirely ceased but only varied in intensity.

It had been raining heavily the night before and the air was free from the dust that had previously annoyed us.

Our fine weather was very transient, for it was raining again when we reached Worcester.

Suddenly it ceased raining; and, looking about them, they saw that the lake was perfectly quiet—not a ripple could be seen.


On this page you'll find 88 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to raining, such as: discharging, draining, flooding, flowing, gushing, and running.

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