- 1(Of rain) falling rapidly and in copious quantities: a torrential downpourMore example sentences
- On the paddy fields of the far east of Wales, with torrential rain falling throughout, there was very little rugby.
- But observers blamed the torrential rain that fell on the capital before and after the ceremony.
- Two schoolchildren are up for a bravery award after helping their grandmother when she fell in torrential rain.
- 1.1(Of water) flowing rapidly and with force: they plunged into the torrential watersMore example sentences
- He muttered, looking insolently at the flooding shelter as the torrential waters rose.
- Christina whipped her head around and the blue Swift fired a torrential jet of water at her.
- Mini-oases of peace occur in harbours, sheltered from the torrential force of spring snowmelt.
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- When thunderstorms aren't uprooting forests or rearranging acres of farmland, the South often suffers hailstorms, flashfloods and torrentially ghoulish winds during this season.
- Sadly I had neglected to properly shut the skylight, the gales had forced it wide open, and the torrential downpour had torrentially downpoured into my room for 4 hours.
- The heaven's opened and it rained torrentially.