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synonyms for cyclone

  • monsoon
  • tropical cyclone
  • tropical storm
  • typhoon
  • gale
  • hurricane
  • storm
  • tempest
  • tornado
  • twister
  • windstorm
  • vortex
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How to use cyclone in a sentence

Very warm ocean waters, such as in the Atlantic Ocean this year, foster tropical cyclone formation.
WILDFIRES, HEAT WAVES AND HURRICANES BROKE ALL KINDS OF RECORDS IN 2020CAROLYN GRAMLINGDECEMBER 21, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
That’s because the intense winds of cyclones feed on moisture and heat picked up from the warm waters, and warmer air can also hold more moisture.
ONCE HURRICANES MAKE LANDFALL, THEY’RE LINGERING LONGER AND STAYING STRONGERCAROLYN GRAMLINGNOVEMBER 11, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
In its annual report, India’s central bank stated that the country is witnessing more intense droughts, downward shifts in average rainfall as well as a higher frequency of cyclones.
HOW CLIMATE CHANGE WILL HURT INDIA’S ALREADY WOUNDED ECONOMYPRATHAMESH MULYESEPTEMBER 8, 2020QUARTZ
The strength of a tropical cyclone is defined by its wind speeds.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT HURRICANESBETHANY BROOKSHIREJULY 15, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Even worse, rain can fall in extreme amounts, especially during hurricanes and cyclones.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT RAINBETHANY BROOKSHIREJUNE 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
On Ren, the guard, he descended like a young cyclone, with warnings for mademoiselle's safety and comfort.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
What a cyclone there is going to be to-morrow when this piece of paper gets to work!
A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
It is only a cyclone that seems to be able to overthrow a sound tree, and then it more commonly breaks its trunk than uproots it.
BIRDS AND ALL NATURE, VOL. VI, NO. 3, OCTOBER 1899VARIOUS
"Hope we're not in for a cyclone," says one of the men, appearing out of the smoking-room with a pipe in his mouth.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
When Molly arrived the next morning, she flew into the house like a small and well-wrapped-up cyclone.
MARJORIE'S BUSY DAYSCAROLYN WELLS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CYCLONE

  • blast
  • blow
  • burst
  • chinook
  • cyclone
  • hurricane
  • mistral
  • monsoon
  • outbreak
  • outburst
  • squall
  • tempest
  • tornado
  • typhoon
  • wind
  • windstorm
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.