Part of speech: noun

A rushing stream.

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Usage examples "torrent":

  1. A man does not get rolled over sharp rocks, by a mountain torrent, for nothing." - "Put Yourself in His Place", Charles Reade.
  2. And then his voice Came like a torrent, and from out his eyes Streamed wilder power that mingled with the sound. - "The Star-Treader and other poems", Clark Ashton Smith.
  3. The torrent of Persian began anew, as each string was plucked in turn and its particular quality debated. - "The Moghul", Thomas Hoover.