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(of rain) fall very heavily.‘torrential rain was lashing down’
- ‘On Tuesday night, rain lashed down with rare ferocity.’
- ‘The rain was lashing down from the dark clouds over Wimbledon Common.’
- ‘The 12 th of November was bitterly cold with icy showers of rain lashing down over the City.’
- ‘Thunder rolled in the distance, the rain lashed down.’
- ‘Rain has lashed down all day, saturating the lush landscape.’
- ‘The main problem was the rain, which lashed down at around 6.30 am.’
- ‘But the rain lashing down did not dampen their spirits as they went in search of a goal to prolong their World Cup dream.’
- ‘But the rain was lashing down and we knew the only way to cheer ourselves up was to have some comfort food.’
- ‘When the rains began to lash down, the water just pooled.’
- ‘As the rain lashed down, the monarch, appropriately dressed in a fawn raincoat, used a transparent umbrella to stay dry.’
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