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synonyms for torrential

  • teeming
  • abounding
  • swarming
  • copious
  • cornucopian
  • exuberant
  • inundant
  • inundatory
  • scaturient
  • superabundant
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How to use torrential in a sentence

A bout of severe weather that included a possible tornado left road closures, downed trees and power outages lingering Friday as the Washington region cleaned up from an evening of gusty winds and brief but torrential rain.
STORMS THAT POSSIBLY CONTAINED A TORNADO LEAVE A TRAIL OF DOWNED TREES ACROSS WASHINGTON REGIONDANA HEDGPETHJULY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Some of the storms could be severe, with localized bursts of damaging winds in addition to torrential rainfall and lightning.
HEAVY STORMS, SOME DAMAGING, EXIT D.C. AREA. MORE RAIN LIKELY TONIGHT.JEFFREY HALVERSON, JASON SAMENOWJULY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On occasion, however, the region is hit with torrential rains, which cause a surge in plant life.
A EUROPEAN BUTTERFLY BONANZA STARTS WITH CATERPILLARS 4,000 MILES AWAYBENJI JONESJUNE 25, 2021VOX
She points out that some offshore wind farms use designs from other industries—including fossil fuel technologies— that have withstood high tides and torrential rains.
HERE’S HOW WIND TURBINES STAY AFLOAT DURING STORMSSARA KILEY WATSONJUNE 22, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
In Kenya’s Rift Valley, it has brought torrential, out-of-season rains over the past decade, which, combined with deforestation, have resulted in rising waters in all of the valley’s eight lakes.
ENVIRONMENTAL CRISES ARE FORCING MILLIONS INTO CITIES. CAN COUNTRIES TURN CLIMATE MIGRANTS INTO AN ASSET?ARYN BAKER/KAMPI YA SAMAKI, KENYAAPRIL 22, 2021TIME
No torrential storms ever arrived — nor any UFOs — but the group wasn’t dismayed.
WHAT COMES NEXT FOR QANON FOLLOWERSKALEIGH ROGERSJANUARY 29, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Whatever the category, Eta brought devastation to large swaths of Nicaragua and Honduras last week with torrential rains and strong winds.
HURRICANE ETA RUMBLES TOWARD THE GULF STATES AFTER WIPING OUT CENTRAL AMERICAN TOWNSSARA CHODOSHNOVEMBER 9, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The thought of the biscuits troubled her, and the picture of them lying exposed in one of the torrential rains.
THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE
The torrential rains made the footing bad, and in the dim light it was hard to see what was coming.
DEATHWORLDHARRY HARRISON
Their home planet is a place of ever-clouded skies and constant torrential rains.
THE GREAT DOME ON MERCURYARTHUR LEO ZAGAT
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WORDS RELATED TO TORRENTIAL

  • abounding
  • copious
  • cornucopian
  • exuberant
  • inundant
  • inundatory
  • scaturient
  • superabundant
  • swarming
  • teeming
  • torrential
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