Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [t'ɔɹənt]
meaning of the word
downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker
a heavy rain
a violently fast stream of water (or other liquid); "the houses were swept away in the torrent"
A life entangled with Fortune is like a torrent.
In a torrent of agitated words she tried to explain the horror of the situation.
The yellow torrent of the Rappahannock was now his only sure guide and he stuck to it.
Their pulses became stronger, and the blood flowed in a quickened torrent through their veins.
The narrow ravine was not only perfectly dry, but manifestly had never been the bed of any mountain torrent.
Then there was a torrent of soft talk tossed back and forth; no savage sing-song, but clear musical fluent speech.
Down the hill they stopped at the edge of a raging torrent and strained their eyes to see what lay on the other side.
There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed.
Sometimes they are sent to make a bridge over Niagara Falls, or to build a dam across a mountain torrent in an hour's time.
The Iroquois rushed upon them, mangled their bodies with tomahawks and swords, stripped them, and then flung them into the torrent.