downpour


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Synonyms for downpour

rainstorm

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an abundant, usually overwhelming flow or fall, as of a river or rain

Synonyms for downpour

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The grey downpour was swept aside and vanished like the trailing garments of a ghost.
Suddenly a heavy cloud discharged itself at that moment in a fresh downpour of rain.
Toward midnight Tom Driscoll arrived at his lodgings from the theater in the heavy downpour, and closed his umbrella and let himself in; but when he would have shut the door, he found that there was another person entering--doubtless another lodger; this person closed the door and tramped upstairs behind Tom.
The hot sunshine lasted for a week, and then the rains gathered together for their last downpour, and the water fell in sheets that flayed off the skin of the ground and leaped back in mud.
He who lived by the salt sea, in a land of tropic downpour, religiously shunned contact with water.
It quickened with ambition under the dreary downpour of last winter, fought the violent early spring, flowered, and lured the insects and the bees, scattered its seeds, squared itself with its duty and the world, and - "
There was unchained wrath in the downpour, viciousness.
First along one fork he went, and then another, applying every test that his wonderful junglecraft was cognizant of; but again and again he was baffled, for the scent had been washed away by the heavy downpour, in every exposed place.
He explained that the high temperatures led to rapid evaporation of moisture from water bodies leading to the eventual downpour of rain.
The 66 year-old was digging a trench near her house during a heavy downpour when she was struck.
PESHAWAR -- Cold wave have gripped Peshawar division after heavy downpour started lashing most parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA since Saturday night where more rain is expected during next 24 hours.
PESHAWAR:Cold wave have gripped Peshawar division after heavy downpour started lashing most parts of Khyber Pakthunkhwa and FATA since Saturday night where more rain is expected during next 24 hours.
KARACHI -- In the wake of forecast for heavy downpour in the metropolis, rain emergency has been declared at the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB).
And those who are banking on a BBQ won't have to fear a downpour until at least Monday as temperatures continue to soar over the Bank Holiday.
Members of the public are caught in a heavy downpour on Regent Street, London, yesterday Anthony Devlin