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noun as in blast

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noun as in disturbance

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Some of the final squalls have produced strong wind gusts, and even earlier prompted a severe thunderstorm warning to the east of the city, including Annapolis.

Any choice a character makes sets off a chain reaction that spirals through the various narratives, which coalesce around a biblical squall in which frogs tumble from the heavens.

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She ran to a window and gaped at the strange spectacle of thousands of pieces of paper floating in midair, like a confetti squall more than 60 stories above the ground.

The contentious evening was the latest squall in an ongoing culture war that has festered in the district’s school system.

They tried to stay together as the squall worsened, but the slow pace was hard for Henry and Aiden, who needed to keep moving to stay warm.

As the evening approached the weather clouded in and threatened us with another squall from the eastward.

The squall soon passed away, and left them almost becalmed, as before.

He wasn't there; he was drawing his breath for another squall away out on the floor.

But little Phin, he sleeps with me, and I don't know just how long it was before I was waked up by a great squall.

So home, a little before six, in a dashing squall of rain, to a bowl of kava and dinner.


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On this page you'll find 55 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to squall, such as: gale, gust, tempest, windstorm, blow, and draft.

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