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synonyms for stormy petrel

  • Mother Carey's chicken
  • harbinger
  • omen
  • raven
  • rebel
  • red flag
  • storm petrel
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How to use stormy petrel in a sentence

It was a cloudy, stormy evening: high wind was blowing, and the branches of the trees groaned and creaked above our heads.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Little Rye was sown, but that little is very good; Barley is suffering from the stormy weather, but is quite thrifty.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The season was stormy, and contrary winds prevailed the greater part of the time.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
From the 5th to the 10th of July, we had continued stormy and cold weather, with a heavy sea, and great rolling of the ship.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
It was a cheerless morning when they got into the street, blowing and raining hard, and the clouds looking dull and stormy.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
The Petrel then took up position and shelled the fort with varying result, followed by the Raleigh.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The Olympia hurled about 70 5-inch shells and 16 8-inch shells, and the Petrel and the Raleigh about the same number each.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
On that date the American gunboat Petrel and a large steam-launch suddenly appeared in Cebú harbour.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The bar-room, no doubt, is still much the same as on the stormy night which Dickens chose for the opening of his story.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
Louis was benevolent, but destitute of the decision of character requisite to hold the reins of government in so stormy a period.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
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WORDS RELATED TO STORMY PETREL

  • beacon
  • lighthouse
  • stormy petrel
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