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torrent
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition an overwhelming amount — especially of quickly moving water
  • The moment that he did so, there came what seemed a tumultuous rush of new life, other life than his own pouring like a torrent into his heart, and hurrying through all his veins, as if the mother and the child were communicating their vital warmth to his half-torpid system.
    Chapter 12 -- The Minister's Vigil (52% in)

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