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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STORMY

He who gives his mind to politics, sails on a stormy sea, with a giddy pilot.

Their interviews were first blissful, then anxious, then sad, then stormy.

Then if things went well—the temptation was strong that stormy afternoon.

The passage home was stormy and long, but offered nothing remarkable.

The passage was stormy--the Bay of Biscay, in particular, giving us a touch of its qualities.

Our homeward-bound passage was long and stormy, but we made the capes, at last.

Our whole passage was stormy, and lasted seventy days, as near as I can recollect.

These statements were then received with a stormy manifestation of incredulity.

And then, just as suddenly, like the sun rising on a stormy sea, they would begin to laugh.

Stormy Longton glanced over quickly, while the kid shuffled the cards.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, from storm (n.) + -y (2). Figurative use by mid-14c. Related: Storminess.

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