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torrential
British English: /təˈrɛnʃ(ə)l/
American English: /təˈrɛn(t)ʃəl/

Translation of torrential in German:

adjective

  • 1
    reißend (Gebirgsbach, Fluten)
    wolkenbruchartig (Regen, Schauer)
    the rain was torrential
    es regnete in Strömen
    a torrential cloudburst
    ein heftiger Wolkenbruch
  • 2 [figurative] a torrential flow of words/insults/questions
    ein Schwall von Worten/Beleidigungen/Fragen

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