Thesaurus / tempestuous
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
His soul was tossed on the billows of a tempestuous ocean, in the midst of which he saw his father perishing.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
They had reason to be thankful that they had a place which would afford them so complete a shelter during that tempestuous night.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
You werent meant for this; you were meant for the woods and rocks, the rocks that run into the sea—something tempestuous and free.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
During the month of November tempestuous weather prevailed along the coasts, causing many wrecks and much loss of life.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
A shout burst from a thousand throats; a deep, angry cry, like the roar of a tempestuous sea.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
The 200th Ind. was too far away to have more than a spectacular interest in this tempestuous episode.
SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
Northward: an evil coast for sailing-craft––cruel waters: rock and fog and ice and tempestuous winds.
THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHTNORMAN DUNCAN
His landscapes know no tempestuous grandeur; they are a playground for children, a place for shepherds to rest.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
On the evening of the 23d the "Vanguard" sailed, and after a most tempestuous passage reached Palermo on the 26th.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
Mackenzie was more than a little uneasy on the probable 22 outcome of his meeting with the tempestuous Swan.
THE FLOCKMASTER OF POISON CREEKGEORGE W. OGDEN
WORDS RELATED TO TEMPESTUOUS
- have chip on shoulder
- at boiling point
- bent out of shape
- beside oneself
- blowing a gasket
- blowing one's top
- boiling mad
- boiling over
- fit to be tied
- going ape
- mad as a hornet
- on the warpath
- ranting and raving
- raving mad
- seeing red
- throwing a fit
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