sferzante

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the adjective sferzante, which means lashing or driving when describing the rain.

See the adjective used below:

Camminavo lungo via Condotti a Roma quando ha cominciato a piovere. Tutte le persone fuori correvano dentro i negozi per ripararsi dalla pioggia sferzante.

I was walking along via Condotti in Rome when it started to rain. Everyone outside was running insides the stores to shelter from the lashing rain.

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