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torrential

taw ren chuhl

  • a  relating to or resulting from the action of a torrent
    torrential erosion
    torrential adaptations seen in some aquatic forms
  • s  resembling a torrent in force and abundance
    torrential applause
    torrential abuse
    the torrential facility and fecundity characteristic of his style"- Winthrop Sargeant
  • s  pouring in abundance
    torrential rains

  • Southern France sinks under rising flood waters as torrential rain strikes.
  • Perhaps already on fire, it crashed into a retaining wall, rolled and, as it exploded, spewed torrential fountains of fire that washed across most of Los Alfaques.
  • Countries will experience either torrential floods or severe drought during a season.
News & Articles

  • State of emergency in effect as flooding continues
    The torrential downpours in recent days have left Franklin County in a state of emergency. Roads remain closed as crews work to assess the flooding. Barry Wygel says with more rain on the way, the problem could get worse.
    June 12, 2013 - YNN Syracuse
  • U.S. Open Forecast: Rain, rain go away, come again ... Thursday?
    The torrential downpours Monday on top of the rain last week, certainly have made for a muddy Merion Golf Club.
    June 12, 2013 - Delaware County Daily Times
  • Areas of Middlesex get over 10 inches of rain
    Torrential rain on Friday, Saturday and Sunday flooded roads and left the ground still soggy this week. Farmer Chuck Hunt measured 11 inches of rain between Friday morning and Sunday evening at his home about a mile north of Saluda. “It’s too much of a good thing,” he said.
    June 12, 2013 - Southside Sentinel
Quotes

  • Darren Clarke in The Associated Press
    It wasn't torrential, heavy rain. It was just torrential rain,Clarke said. "If you're from Ireland, there's a difference. We knew it was going to be very hard and the forecast was poor. It was just tough to play in it. Par was a good score...
  • Parmjit Dhanda in FOX News
    I've never seen torrential rain like this, the weather has been freakish across the whole of the country,said Parmjit Dhanda, a lawmaker who represents the city of Gloucester in parliament.
  • Joe Kines in Bucknuts.com
    When asked how his team could slow down the Raiders, A&M defensive coordinator Joe Kines said, "Pray maybe for a torrential downpour. If it rained about 14 inches in the first quarter, that'd probably slow them down a little bit."

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