Sentence Examples

  • Alexander succeeded in taking a part of his forces across the river higher up during a night of torrential rain, and then he fought the fourth and last of his pitched battles in Asia, the one which put to proof more shrewdly than any of the others the quality of the Macedonian army as an instrument of war, and yet again emerged victorious.
  • More mobile and more searching than ice or rock rubbish, the trickling drops are guided by the deepest lines of the hillside in their incipient flow, and as these lines converge, the stream, gaining strength, proceeds in River its torrential course to carve its channel deeper and en- t trench itself in permanent occupation.
  • "torrential" is used to express the copiousness of the rainfall. I
  • At first we were a bit disoriented when the skies clouded over and the most torrential tropical storm started.
  • On Saturday we had a torrential downpour of rain, the like of which few of us can remember.

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