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rainstorm

See definition of rainstorm on Dictionary.com
  • as indownpour
  • as inprecipitation
  • as inrain
  • as inshower

synonyms for rainstorm

  • deluge
  • flood
  • monsoon
  • storm
  • cloudburst
  • inundation
  • drencher
  • torrential rain
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    How to use rainstorm in a sentence

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg argued in response that “throwing out preclearance when it has worked and is continuing to work to stop discriminatory changes is like throwing away your umbrella in a rainstorm because you are not getting wet.”
    THE SUPREME COURT WILL HEAR A CASE THAT COULD WEAKEN WHAT'S LEFT OF THE VOTING RIGHTS ACTSANYA MANSOORMARCH 1, 2021TIME
    Because of state regulations, the city must make major upgrades to how it handles water from rainstorms to limit ocean pollution.
    GLORIA EAGERLY FLAGGED BUDGET ISSUES BUT IS LESS EAGER TO ID SOLUTIONSLISA HALVERSTADTFEBRUARY 4, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    From the District and to the south and east, this may be more of a rainstorm.
    INCREASING CHANCES FOR A WINTRY MIX EARLY NEXT WEEK IN THE D.C. AREAJASON SAMENOW, WES JUNKERJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    It also makes the soil far more likely to run off in a rainstorm.
    JUMPING ‘SNAKE WORMS’ ARE INVADING U.S. FORESTSMEGAN SEVERNOVEMBER 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
    From the 1970s, shopping malls spread across the face of the earth like mushrooms after a rainstorm.
    THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC HAS BEEN TOUGH ON SHOPPING MALLS. HISTORY SUGGESTS WE SHOULD BE WARY OF WHAT MIGHT REPLACE THEMSAM WETHERELLOCTOBER 28, 2020TIME
    However, at the scheduled time for the march to begin, a severe rainstorm delayed the march.
    HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
    I read a story the other day of a young student who was overtaken by a rainstorm, and borrowed an umbrella of a lawyer.
    FIFTY-TWO STORY TALKS TO BOYS AND GIRLSHOWARD J. CHIDLEY
    On the other hand, a severe rainstorm in a forested region will hardly have an appreciable effect upon the streams.
    OUR NATIONAL FORESTSRICHARD H. DOUAI BOERKER
    Was compelled to ride between showers all day as a rainstorm had set in just as I was leaving Albany.
    OCEAN TO OCEAN ON HORSEBACKWILLARD GLAZIER
    A cold and protracted rainstorm coming on, we were obliged to leave the woods before we were ready.
    A YEAR IN THE FIELDSJOHN BURROUGHS
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    WORDS RELATED TO RAINSTORM

    • cloudburst
    • deluge
    • drencher
    • flood
    • inundation
    • monsoon
    • rainstorm
    • storm
    • torrential rain
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