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torrential

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adjective tor·ren·tial \tȯ-ˈren(t)-shəl, tə-\

Simple Definition of torrential

  • : coming in a large, fast stream

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of torrential

  1. 1a :  relating to or having the character of a torrent <torrential rains>b :  caused by or resulting from action of rapid streams <torrential gravel>

  2. 2 :  resembling a torrent in violence or rapidity of flow

torrentially

play \-ˈren(t)-sh(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of torrential in a sentence

  1. The rain caused torrential flooding.



1849

First Known Use of torrential

1849

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