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Synonyms for torrential
tɔˈrɛn ʃəl, toʊ-, tə-tor·ren·tial

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. torrentialadjective

    relating to or resulting from the action of a torrent

    "torrential erosion"; "torrential adaptations seen in some aquatic forms"

    Antonyms:
    controlled, scarce

  2. torrentialadjective

    resembling a torrent in force and abundance

    "torrential applause"; "torrential abuse"; "the torrential facility and fecundity characteristic of his style"- Winthrop Sargeant

    Antonyms:
    scarce, controlled

  3. torrentialadjective

    pouring in abundance

    "torrential rains"

    Antonyms:
    controlled, scarce

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  1. List of paraphrases for "torrential":

    heavy, manic

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How to use torrential in a sentence?

  1. Charles Schumer of New York:

    Right now, the SEC is our best hope to undo some of the damage from Citizens United and stop the torrential downpour of dark money into our elections, the SEC needs commissioners who believe in and support campaign spending transparency, and unfortunately these nominees have yet to answer that call.

  2. Rick Scott:

    As we continue to monitor Subtropical Storm Alberto's northward path toward Florida, it is critically important that all Florida counties have every available resource to keep families safe and prepare for the torrential rain and severe flooding this storm will bring.

  3. Roberta Ramirez:

    He just told her to stay put, I'm on my way, but by the time he got there, the water was just torrential. There was such force so that even if she had gotten out of the vehicle, it probably would have carried her away.

  4. Pradeep Kodippili:

    This is the worst torrential rain we have seen since 2010.

  5. Roberta Ramirez:

    He just told her to stay put, I'm on my way, but by the time he got there, the water was just torrential. There was such force so that even if she had gotten out of the vehicle, it probably would have carried her away.

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