Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


On the earth, if noticed at all, it would have been called a dust storm.

We started in a dust storm, the unpleasantness of which custom cannot stale.

Barry's grandfather had perished in a dust storm in the Sahara.

Snow-drifts are mild visitations of Providence compared with a dust storm or whirlwind.

On the 27th there was a very unpleasant wind and dust storm which lasted for hours.

Our habitation was now the open field, drenched in a dust storm that blew constantly.

Have you ever been in a dust storm or have you read of caravans caught in such storms in the Sahara Desert?

Besides suffering from a dust storm, Kansas was stricken by floods due to heavy rain in some parts of the state.

The "blowout" is little understood by any one except the person who has witnessed a dust storm.

Once or twice they ran into a dust storm whirling down from the north, from the great Gobi Desert, beyond.