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adjective as in overflowing

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In addition to the torrential rain and frequent lightning, the storm has also produced some small hail.

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.

In addition to torrential rain and frequent lightning, the storm may produce damaging wind gusts to 60 mph as well as some hail.

The rain was torrential, and the neighboring village was already flooding.

Some parts of the world are starting to experience more torrential rain than they ever expected.

But the jokes flow at such a torrential pace that duds are soon forgotten; the best are even Spamalot-worthy.

Sheets of torrential rains pouring down over the Land Rover sent its four wheels plunging into the mud.

Recent turnout has been massive, with over 150,000 people gathering for the ceremony even when there were torrential downpours.

Recent torrential rains in Rome flooded the only area where they are allowed to go outside.

I spent today in the Johannesburg Stadium, among 70,000 people who attended despite the torrential rain.

The thought of the biscuits troubled her, and the picture of them lying exposed in one of the torrential rains.

The torrential rains made the footing bad, and in the dim light it was hard to see what was coming.

Their home planet is a place of ever-clouded skies and constant torrential rains.

Torrential rain fell on the car and came dripping in from the juncture of the landaulette roof.

For three weeks of torpor Blake sat in the shadowy hotel, watching the torrential rains that deluged the coast.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to torrential, such as: teeming, abounding, swarming, copious, cornucopian, and exuberant.

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