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synonyms for tempest

  • cyclone
  • furor
  • hurricane
  • squall
  • tornado
  • tumult
  • upheaval
  • uproar
  • windstorm
  • blizzard
  • bluster
  • chaos
  • convulsion
  • disturbance
  • ferment
  • gale
  • typhoon
  • wildness
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antonyms for tempest

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  • calm
  • peace
  • harmony
  • order
  • quiet
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How to use tempest in a sentence

It includes old-school observations by unlucky souls who directly observed the tempests as well as remote sensing data from the modern satellite era.
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Perhaps it wasn’t pairs of electrons that were forming, but tempests of electrons known as skyrmions.
A NEW TWIST REVEALS SUPERCONDUCTIVITY’S SECRETSCHARLIE WOODMARCH 16, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Now that the 2021 filing season has opened, people should be prepared for a tempest of tax issues, Collins said.
TAX SEASON 2021: A TORNADO IS COMINGMICHELLE SINGLETARYFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In truth, M. de Biancourt's goodness and prudence seemed much shaken by this tempest of human passions.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
What might be of a disturbing nature in the old farmhouse could not, she thought, be as fearsome as the approaching tempest.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
And Isabel dropped her head into her arms and burst into a wild tempest of tears, like a child that has had its first whipping.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The Republic had proved an utter failure, and France was but a tempest-tossed ocean of anarchy.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
I round the threshold wandering here,Vainly the tempest and the rain invoke,That they may keep my lady prisoner.
THE POEMS OF GIACOMO LEOPARDIGIACOMO LEOPARDI
That the day may begin with calm and sunshine, yet end in clouds and tempest—or vice versa—is a truism which need not be enforced.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
She will always be welcome in my house; and as for my daughter, she will only laugh at this tempest of her elders in a tea-pot.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
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WORDS RELATED TO TEMPEST

  • blow
  • draft
  • gale
  • squall
  • storm
  • strong breeze
  • tempest
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