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synonyms for torrents

  • cascade
  • deluge
  • downpour
  • flood
  • outburst
  • spate
  • stream
  • tide
  • waterfall
  • Niagara
  • cataclysm
  • cataract
  • cloudburst
  • effusion
  • flooding
  • flux
  • gush
  • inundation
  • overflow
  • rush
  • shower
  • pour

antonyms for torrents

MOST RELEVANT
  • drip
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How to use torrents in a sentence

The night was pitch-dark, it rained in torrents, there was mud and water everywhere, and the ground was too flat to drain.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Who seek your comfort in idols under every green tree, sacrificing children in the torrents, under the high rocks?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Torrents of lava poured over the sides of the volcano and destroyed whole villages on the shores of the lake.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
For more than two hours, we proceeded through horrible ravines, thick woods, and rapid mountain torrents.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
At first sight it may seem rather a fine distinction to separate torrents from rivers by the presence or absence of terraces.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
This work is done not only in a larger measure but in a different way from that accomplished by torrents.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
The thunder rolled and the lightning flashed and the rain fell down in torrents.
THE WHALE AND THE GRASSHOPPERSEUMAS O'BRIEN
Once or twice they ran into heavy thunderstorms that turned dried-up streams into rushing torrents of muddy swirling waters.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
The rain now fell, or rather drove, in torrents, and the travellers were wet to the skin.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
It has been raining in torrents, but has now stopped for a minute, and the wind is getting up.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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