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adjective as in bitter, nasty (weather)

adjective as in cruel, merciless

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Many FKT attempts on the country’s “triple crown” of thru-hikes, which also includes the Appalachian Trail and the Continental Divide Trail, end in failure, often due to injury, inclement weather, or sheer exhaustion.

If the floodlight is exposed to fluctuating temperatures and inclement weather, make sure the bulbs won’t break and the housing won’t leak.

If you have the space, it’s also smart to bring a small backpacking stove in case of inclement weather and wet wood.

No one has updated the route for new construction, nor have they accounted for inclement weather and other travel restrictions.

If you’re planning a trip where there could be inclement weather, ditch the tarp and pack your favorite two-person backpacking tent.

The inclement-weather vet lent a hand—or rather his entire body—when he saw another weatherman in need of some help in 2004.

The weather was inclement, and the roads heavy; so the gentlemen thus distinguished accepted Mr. Peyton's offer cordially.

We now encamped, made a shelter to defend us from the inclement season, and began to hunt and reconnoitre the country.

Famine, disease and inclement weather had taken off many and had broken the spirit of the most of the rest of the band.

Daily out-door exercise, for at least half an hour, is required, except when inclement weather or ill-health may prevent.

In that favoured climate neither smoke nor inclement weather marred the snowy beauties of its marble walls and terraces.


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On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inclement, such as: brutal, cold, foul, hard, harsh, and intemperate.

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