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Synonyms for torrent
ˈtɔr ənt, ˈtɒr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker(noun)

    a heavy rain

    Synonyms:
    waterspout, pelter, alky, deluge, lush, cloudburst, souse, boozer, violent stream, flood, downpour, dipsomaniac, alluvion, inundation, alcoholic, soaker

  2. torrent, violent stream(noun)

    a violently fast stream of water (or other liquid)

    "the houses were swept away in the torrent"

    Synonyms:
    waterspout, pelter, inundation, downpour, deluge, cloudburst, soaker, flood, violent stream

  3. flood, inundation, deluge, torrent(noun)

    an overwhelming number or amount

    "a flood of requests"; "a torrent of abuse"

    Synonyms:
    waterspout, pelter, soaker, deluge, floodlight, cloudburst, rising tide, overflow, violent stream, flood, downpour, alluvion, flowage, inundation, flood tide, flood lamp, photoflood, outpouring

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. torrent(n.)

    Synonyms:
    rapid stream, strong current

  2. torrent(n.)

    Synonyms:
    rapid flow

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    deluge, blaze, stream, flood, avalanche, outpouring

How to pronounce torrent?

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How to say torrent in sign language?

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#71185downpour
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#144746cloudburst
#225830waterspout

How to use torrent in a sentence?

  1. Joe Bollard:

    It's a trickle rather than a torrent at this early stage but this does create a real medium term window of opportunity for Ireland.

  2. Mr Calder:

    He must’ve gotten caught in a torrent and confused, beached himself on the side of the road.

  3. Paul Valery:

    The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.

  4. Alexis de Tocqueville:

    Born often under another sky, placed in the middle of an always moving scene, himself driven by the irresistible torrent which draws all about him, the American has no time to tie himself to anything, he grows accustomed only to change, and ends by regarding it as the natural state of man. He feels the need of it, more he loves it; for the instability; instead of meaning disaster to him, seems to give birth only to miracles all about him.

  5. Bill Werde:

    If youre a music fan and you appreciate the history of Woodstock as a cultural, pinnacle moment, even as a brand, its hard not to be sad about this seemingly never-ending torrent of missteps and false hopes, for the sake of the legacy of Woodstock, I kind of wish they would stop. Its like watching a boxer who just wont stay down when he really should.


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