Had the adrenaline not flowed throughout my body in such a torrent, I might have felt the effects of the heatless room even more.
His words come in a torrent, an id-gush; I imagine his superego watching with its usual resignation from the balcony.
For her efforts, Spangler receives a torrent of hate mail and death threats.
The book delivers a torrent of detail, in a form as precisely machined as the innards of a Swiss watch.
The cascade of same-sex marriage rulings is now a torrent, each more quotable and image-ready than the last.
A torrent of rain happened to fall just then, and the meeting was dissolved.
There was no stopping a torrent with a finger; so out it came.
And withal she poured upon him such a torrent of questions that Philip did not know what to do.
It was still a torrent, but by no means so terrible as when we had gone through before.
Then, perhaps, the teacher unfortunately breaks forth into a torrent of words or lays violent hands upon the offender.
c.1600, from French torrent, from Latin torrentem (nominative torrens) "rushing stream," originally "roaring, boiling, burning, parching," present participle of torrere "to parch" (see terrain). Sense of "any onrush" (of words, feelings, etc.) first recorded 1640s.