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synonyms for storm in a teacup

  • big deal
  • much ado about nothing
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A wise man hateth not the commandments and justices, and he shall not be dashed in pieces as a ship in a storm.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
This treacherous sort of calm, we thought, might forbode a storm, and we did not allow it to lull us into security.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
It was depressing to think of going to bed in such circumstances with the yelling of an Arctic storm for a lullaby.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The storm, however, was over; the moon and stars were shining in a clear sky, and the aurora was dancing merrily.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
While the fortress was undermining at home, they were not idle, who were preparing to storm it from abroad.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STORM IN A TEACUP

  • big deal
  • much ado about nothing
  • storm in a teacup
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.