shower down

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Verb1.shower down - rain abundantly; "Meteors showered down over half of Australia"
rain, rain down - precipitate as rain; "If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding"
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Heaven shower down blessings on you, and save me, that I may again and again testify my gratitude for all your love and kindness.
"I doubt it," replied Sancho Panza, "because for my part I am persuaded that though God should shower down kingdoms upon earth, not one of them would fit the head of Mari Gutierrez.
They afterwards came to a little house, made of branches and the bark of trees; a large wild apple-tree bent over it, as if it would shower down all its blessings on the roof, where roses were blooming.
And shall I live to see him as happy as he deserves?" "He certainly is my nephew," says Allworthy, "and I hope all the rest."--"And is this the dear good woman, the person," cries she, "to whom all this discovery is owing?"--"She is indeed," says Allworthy.--"Why, then," cried Mrs Miller, upon her knees, "may Heaven shower down its choicest blessings upon her head, and for this one good action forgive her all her sins, be they never so many!"
The bag is opened, and several quarts of tin money shower down upon the stage till it is quite glorified with the glitter.
These banks were often high and perpendicular, affording the savages frequent stations, from whence, safe themselves, and almost unseen, they might shower down their missiles upon the boats below, and retreat at will, without danger from pursuit.
``May He, who made both Jew and Christian, shower down on you his choicest blessings!
Lovely women, yielding to the influence of the scene, bend over their balconies, or lean from their windows, and shower down confetti, which are returned by bouquets; the air seems darkened with the falling confetti and flying flowers.
Nolan puts you on the beach with these young men, as bombs and sand shower down, and gives us a bird's-eye view from the cockpit of Spitfires dogfighting in the sky.
THESE amazing photos show the moment when four tiny birds all tried to fit on the same piece of wire to avoid a passing rain shower Down Under.
"It was a massive disappointment to lose the FA Cup final but also to lose to that shower down the road!
"Over previous runs we've found significant discrepancies between our data and the most advanced hadronic interaction models, which are used to model how cosmic rays shower down onto the Earth when they interact with our atmosphere," Bonechi said.