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In other words, the charmed life of Anthony Bourdain was three-dimensional, tempestuous, and stressful.

From Eater

Storms are strange things — truly tempestuous in how suddenly they can shift shape and space.

From Ozy

This sets off a series of tempestuous events, with the couple spending the rest of the film arguing in front of everyone.

He relationship with her mother became increasingly tempestuous.

The singer was to be a generous, amusing but tempestuous employer.

Daphne Merkin on the tempestuous, glamorous love affair—and the surprisingly literary side of Burton.

Fox himself has alluded to a tempestuous relationship with his wife.

His soul was tossed on the billows of a tempestuous ocean, in the midst of which he saw his father perishing.

They had reason to be thankful that they had a place which would afford them so complete a shelter during that tempestuous night.

You werent meant for this; you were meant for the woods and rocks, the rocks that run into the sea—something tempestuous and free.

During the month of November tempestuous weather prevailed along the coasts, causing many wrecks and much loss of life.

A shout burst from a thousand throats; a deep, angry cry, like the roar of a tempestuous sea.


On this page you'll find 68 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tempestuous, such as: heated, impassioned, passionate, turbulent, agitated, and blustering.

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