TORRENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TORRENT
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torrent
 n.  rushing stream; flood; heavy downpour
Classic Sentence: (39 in 3 pages)
1  At a wild torrent which swept out of a ravine they called a halt and watered their horses, while they partook of a hasty breakfast.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
2  He followed one for a mile or more until he came to a mountain torrent which he was sure that he had never seen before.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
3  Panting for breath, the old man stammered for a word; and in that instant checked the torrent of his wrath, and changed his whole demeanour.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
4  "Yes, I did write it," she cried, pouring out her soul in a torrent of words.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
5  The torrent, swollen by the melting snow, plunges into a tremendous abyss, from which the spray rolls up like the smoke from a burning house.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
6  The outer door would not open to our knock, and nothing more substantial than a torrent of bad language came from behind it.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE THREE STUDENTS
7  He started to speak, a stricken look on his face, but she stemmed his words with a torrent of her own.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
8  Fifth Avenue had become a nightly torrent of carriages surging upward to the fashionable quarters about the Park, where illuminated windows and outspread awnings betokened the usual routine of hospitality.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
9  A confluent small-pox had in all directions flowed over his face, and left it like the complicated ribbed bed of a torrent, when the rushing waters have been dried up.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19. The Prophet.
10  It was not merely the man's words, the torrent of his eloquence.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 28
11  The bed of the former torrent was choked with the bodies of horses and splintered parts of war machines.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 12
12  At the first sound of his torrent of words Colin had been so surprised that he had only sat up and listened as if he were spellbound.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
13  A torrent, whose bed was dry, led into a deep gorge.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
14  And Monte Cristo accompanied these words by the gift of two gold pieces, which produced a torrent of thanks and blessings from the concierge.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 43. The House at Auteuil.
15  I think it is time to stop this torrent of mortality.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 80. The Accusation.
Example Sentence:
1  You can see the torrent run downhill in day after day heavy rains.
2  Self-abandoned, relaxed, and effortless, I seemed to have laid me down in the dried-up bed of a great river; I heard a flood loosened in remote mountains, and felt the torrent come: to rise I had no will, to flee I had no strength.
3  I heard a flood loosen in remote mountains, and felt the torrent come: to rise I had no will, to flee I had no strength.
4  The field trip involved crossing a raging torrent.
5  After heavy rain, the little stream becomes a raging torrent.