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torrent

noun [C]    /ˈtɔr·ənt, ˈtɑr-/
a large stream of water that moves very fast : Heavy storms turned the river into a raging torrent. fig. The TV station received torrents of angry letters (= many of them). torrential    /təˈren·tʃəl/ adjective [not gradable] The torrential rains caused mud slides .
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