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Entry Word: rain
Function: noun
Text: 1 a steady falling of water from the sky in significant quantity <Mom yelled at us to come in out of the rain before we caught cold>
Synonyms cloudburst, deluge, downpour, rainfall, rainstorm, storm, wet
Related Words precipitation, shower; thunderstorm
Near Antonyms drizzle, mist, sprinkle
2 a heavy fall of objects <the Norman invaders fled when the castle's defenders threw a rain of stones down upon them>
Synonyms hail, shower, storm
Related Words barrage, broadside, cannonade, fusillade, salvo, volley; flood, gush, rush, spate, torrent; eruption, outbreak, outburst