from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Resembling or relating to a torrent; torrential.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as torrential.


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  • Thus, the tide of emigration, swelled from the tiny ocean-drop which marked its first inception more than three hundred years ago to its present torrentine proportions and bearing away frequently entire nationalities on its bosom, still flows from the east to the west, tracing the progress of civilisation from its Alpha to its

    Fritz and Eric The Brother Crusoes


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