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synonyms for sirocco

  • sandstorm
  • black blizzard
  • devil
  • dust devil
  • duster
  • harmattan
  • khamsin
  • peesash
  • samiel
  • sand column
  • sandspout
  • shaitan
  • simoom
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How to use sirocco in a sentence

The tops of the hills were laden with thunder-clouds, and the turbid atmosphere laboured with the stifling Sirocco.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The sirocco was driving the clouds in the direction of the Via Farnesina, and the yellow floods shimmered gaily.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
He observed that their appearance coincided with the return of the sirocco, which blows in Sicily on its western side.
AN EPITOME OF THE HISTORY OF MEDICINEROSWELL PARK
It was blowing a sirocco, with thick rain and a heavy sea, nevertheless we all stood on the bridge to watch the hazardous venture.
THE SPORTSWOMAN'S LIBRARY, V. 2VARIOUS
He was perfectly familiar with the various stages of the sirocco, as he had long ago named her outbursts.
THE BEAUTYMRS. WILSON WOODROW
The pestilent sirocco was blowing a hurricane, and the rain was falling with almost tropical violence.
BYRONRICHARD EDGCUMBE
He had known many men who had to fly before the domestic sirocco; he had laughed at and despised them in his heart.
MARRIED LIFEMAY EDGINTON
The brain, swept by the sirocco of God's curse, becomes a desert.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 4 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
The fierce, hot breath of the fire came surging toward the coast like a sirocco.
THE GOLD BRICKANN S. STEPHENS
Rain fell almost every day, and constant sirocco winds depressed the spirits of the people and prevented all outdoor enjoyments.
ROMAN MOSAICSHUGH MACMILLAN
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WORDS RELATED TO SIROCCO

  • black blizzard
  • devil
  • dust devil
  • duster
  • harmattan
  • khamsin
  • peesash
  • samiel
  • sand column
  • sandspout
  • sandstorm
  • shaitan
  • simoom
  • sirocco
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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