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gentle wind or rain is not strong or unpleasant
when it is misty, a mass of small drops of water is in the air close to the ground
in a situation in which snow makes travelling impossible
covered in snow
with a lot of snow
soft wind, rain etc is not strong or unpleasant
torrential rain falls fast in large amounts
snow or rain that falls very fast
if it rains in buckets, it rains very hard
a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck
the metal tracks on a street that a tram travels along
(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people
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Free thesaurus definition of words used to describe rain or snow from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.