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torrent
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
an overwhelming amount — especially of quickly moving water
  • The torrent had swamped the flat bed and the seeds rushed out like runaway boats.
    Book 1 — Genesis (75% in)
  • Most had already sprouted in the previous weeks, but their little roots had not held them to the Reverend Farmer's flat-as-Kansas beds against the torrent.
    Book 1 — Genesis (75% in)
  • He brings drought sometimes, followed by torrential rains, and if these things aren't always what I had in mind, they aren't my punishment either.
    Book 6 — Song of the Children (65% in)

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