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torrent

tor·rent

torrent

 
pronunciation:
taw rnt [or] ta rnt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a heavy, turbulent flow of water, as in a rushing stream, a flood, or a downpour.
The torrent caused the old dam to break.
synonyms:
cascade, cataract, cloudburst, deluge, downpour, flood, waterfall
antonyms:
trickle
similar words:
flush, gush, pour, spate, stream
definition 2: a similar flow of anything.
A torrent of abusive language came from his father's mouth.
synonyms:
cascade, deluge, flood, outpouring, rush, spate
similar words:
avalanche, barrage, flow, gush, influx, outburst, outflow, pour, rain, stream, surge