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rainswept Syllabification: rain·swept
Pronunciation: /ˈrānswept/

Definition of rainswept in English:


Exposed to or frequently experiencing rain and wind: a rainswept day in November
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  • Close finishes were a feature of the second of the Kendal Winter League series of races at a wind and rainswept Firbank, near Sedbergh, on Sunday.
  • From our breakfast perch on the verandah high above a rainswept gorge dotted with palms, frangipani, hibiscus and pink orchids, the rain was positively uplifting.
  • With its drystone hedges, bedraggled cottages, enigmatic stone menhirs, and rainswept green fields, Jejudo has something of a Celtic feel.
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