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  • v. Present participle of downpour.


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  • But it did swiftly and sufficiently fill in the D.C. snow hole, and provided plenty of drama in the form of heavy rain, downpouring sleet, intense snow and numerous reports of thunder - all perfectly timed to make for one of the metro area's worst-ever commutes.

    Recap: Snow, thunder put on a memorable show

  • I always wanted to go to an out of state university, but the downpouring economy shattered that dream and instead, I decided upon an in-state college.

    Dear President Obama #254: The much higher cost of higher education

  • BUT - my second favorite time of day is when it is downpouring REALLY hard outside, and I have nothing better to do than listen to the rain and sit in my hammock enjoying the cooler air and settled dust.

    My Favorite Time of Day

  • As my brain was trying to process this, there was a clap of thunder, and it started downpouring.

    ana-ng Diary Entry

  • There, also, he caught a glimpse of himself as an obscure, diaphanous man reflected on the glass; his transposed image was cast amongst the wide residential street-the adjacent and similarly designed homes, the xeriscaped lawns-backlit by a table lamp but also illumed in that frozen vapor which brightened the night, that curious downpouring which smothered the gravel-laden property and changed his Suburban Half-Ton LS from sandalwood metallic to an almost solid white.

    'The Post-War Dream'

  • And when the show wove into the plot a week-long scavenger hunt that had fans chasing a gnome all over London, hordes of people participated despite downpouring rain, she said.

    KateModern, a Web Video Success Story?

  • Maybe it was because it was the first sunny, non-torrential downpouring day in MONTHS?

    For Every Drop of Rain ...

  • Not really outright downpouring, but it's been close at times.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • So with the lamps all put out, the moon sunk, and a thin rain drumming on the roof a downpouring of immense darkness began.

    To the Lighthouse

  • Then gradually the downpouring of earth and rock began to subside.

    The Seventh Scroll


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