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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

In addition to the torrential rain and frequent lightning, the storm has also produced some small hail.
PM UPDATE: DOWNPOURS WANE THIS EVENING AHEAD OF A STEAMY FRIDAY WITH MORE STORM CHANCESIAN LIVINGSTONAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As the climate crisis continues, bringing extreme weather events like hard-to-contain wildfires, extended heat waves, droughts, and torrential rains or flooding, more of the world’s population will be exposed to those events.
PEOPLE ARE MOVING INTO RISKY FLOOD ZONES—BUT THEY MAY NOT HAVE A CHOICESARA KILEY WATSONAUGUST 12, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
In addition to torrential rain and frequent lightning, the storm may produce damaging wind gusts to 60 mph as well as some hail.
UPDATED FORECAST: MORE SEVERE STORMS EXPECTED THURSDAY AFTER DAMAGING ROUND WEDNESDAY NIGHTIAN LIVINGSTON, JASON SAMENOWJULY 29, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The rain was torrential, and the neighboring village was already flooding.
ON ONE STREET IN GERMANY’S FLOODS: TERROR, SURVIVAL, TRAGEDY AND THE HOUSE THAT FLOATED AWAYLOVEDAY MORRIS, JÚLIA LEDURJULY 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Some parts of the world are starting to experience more torrential rain than they ever expected.
FLOODS FROM STORMS ARE DESTRUCTIVE, BUT A HUMBLE RAIN GARDEN CAN HELPSARA KILEY WATSONJULY 22, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Central and eastern Massachusetts, as well as Rhode Island, will be in the thick of things, with winds gusting over 30 mph at the coast and torrential downpours across the area.
TROPICAL STORM ELSA DRENCHING NEW ENGLAND AFTER DELUGING MID-ATLANTICMATTHEW CAPPUCCIJULY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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
Our second threat is the prospect that some of those torrential downpours could persist and lead to local zones of flash flooding.
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
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WORDS RELATED TO TORRENTIAL

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