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  • as instormy
  • as instorm

synonyms for raining cats and dogs

  • bitter
  • blustery
  • damp
  • frigid
  • murky
  • rainy
  • tempestuous
  • torrid
  • turbulent
  • violent
  • wet
  • windy
  • blowy
  • blustering
  • boisterous
  • cold
  • coming down
  • dirty
  • foul
  • furious
  • gusty
  • howling
  • menacing
  • pouring
  • raging
  • riproaring
  • roaring
  • savage
  • squally
  • stormful
  • storming
  • threatening
  • wild
  • blast
  • downpour
  • blizzard
  • tornado
  • gust
  • hurricane
  • tempest
  • squall
  • gale
  • disturbance
  • cyclone
  • twister
  • precipitation
  • blow
  • windstorm
  • cloudburst
  • whirlwind
  • monsoon
  • snowstorm
  • precip
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antonyms for raining cats and dogs

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  • calm
  • dry
  • gentle
  • mild
  • moderate
  • clear
  • clement
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How to use raining cats and dogs in a sentence

She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Why, the skule committy are goin' to hold a meetin' up here to say whether they'll move the skule house or the cats.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
The farewell and the mourning are finished by the slaughter of dogs, that the dying man may have forerunners in the other world.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
One little girl attempted to smell at the trees in a drawing and pretended to feed some pictorial dogs.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
They were eaten too quickly, in long gulps of four-and-twenty hours at a time.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
Just a little before daybreak they were all wakened by the bellowing of the oxen and the barking of dogs.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
“Akhab Khan prevented those Shia dogs from shooting you and Mayne-sahib,” went on the low murmur.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
As I came near the house, the dogs began to bark, just as I discovered my horse tied to a tree.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
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WORDS RELATED TO RAINING CATS AND DOGS

  • blast
  • blizzard
  • blow
  • cloudburst
  • cyclone
  • disturbance
  • downpour
  • gale
  • gust
  • hurricane
  • monsoon
  • precip
  • precipitation
  • raining cats and dogs
  • snowstorm
  • squall
  • tempest
  • tornado
  • twister
  • whirlwind
  • windstorm
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