Examples of torrent in a Sentence
The storm turned the stream into a raging torrent.
The rain came down in torrents.
Recent Examples of torrent from the Web
Patricia Redmond remembers when the first messages started trickling in, then began to multiply, and finally swelled to a server-taxing torrent, each one more pitiable than the last.
At Davidson, where most of the work is from 2014 to the present, Trotman’s emotions are unleashed in a torrent of satire.
Regardless, following the Stone ban, a torrent of criticism will likely be directed at the company from Trump allies, Trump supporters, and possibly even Trump himself.
Her sharing of the alleged words of a former boss kicked off the #BalanceTonPorc torrent.
Things small and large - toys and family photos and entire buildings - vanish in torrents of water and gusts of wind.
Victor Baker, a palaeohydrologist at the University of Arizona, studies floods far away in time and space (he is particularly renowned for his work on catastrophic torrents in the distant past of Mars).
This is not a figure of speech; inside torrents of rain fall everywhere, but, by one of those technological miracles involving depth cameras, core processors, and complex hardware governing overhead flow of water, not a single drop hits visitors.
The May 3 torrent didn't stop the Jefferson Parish Council from slogging through a five-hour meeting, and that was after council members had deferred about 20 percent of the agenda.
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Synonymsalluvion, bath, cataclysm, cataract, deluge, flood tide, inundation, Niagara, overflow, spate, flood
Antonymsdrought (also drouth)
Related Wordscurrent, river, stream, tide; cloudburst, discharge, flush, gush, outflow, outpouring; flux, inflow, influx; engulfment, washout; avalanche, blizzard; cascade, waterfall; excess, glut, overabundance, overage, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus
Near Antonymsdribble, drip, trickle
First Known Use of torrent
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