torrent - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/ˈtɒrənt/
singulartorrent
pluraltorrents
  1. 1
    [countable] a fast and powerful flow of liquid, especially water

    They were swept away by the raging torrent.

  2. 2
    [singular] a large amount of something, especially something unpleasant
    torrent of:

    a torrent of abuse/words/criticism