- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)n. cloudburst, deluge. See water.II(Roget's IV) n.III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.rain storm, rainfall, deluge, cloudburst, gullywasher, torrent, *cats and dogs, preciptation, *rain of biblical proportion.IV(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun An abundant, usually overwhelming flow or fall, as of a river or rain: alluvion, cataclysm, cataract, deluge, flood, freshet, inundation, Niagara, overflow, torrent. Chiefly British: spate. See BIG.
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downpour — [doun′pôr΄] n. a heavy rain … English World dictionary
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