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synonyms for tornadoes

  • cyclone
  • storm
  • twister
  • whirlwind
  • wind
  • funnel
  • typhoon
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How to use tornadoes in a sentence

Tornadoes occurred in Alabama, Missouri and Illinois, accompanied with extensive damage to property.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The secondary storms of cyclones, such as are above noted, receive the name of tornadoes.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
In every regard except their small size and their violence these tornadoes closely resemble hurricanes.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
In general appearance these air whirls resemble tornadoes, except that they are in all cases smaller than that group of whirlings.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
As in the tornadoes, the waterspout begins with a funnel, which descends from the sky to the surface of the sea.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Like the tornadoes and dust whirls, the life of a waterspout appears to be brief.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Finally the hurricane broke loose, and its tornadoes of fire and iron shook the quiet Woodland.
THE SURPRISES OF LIFEGEORGES CLEMENCEAU
And these forces broke loose at times with the ruinous effect of tornadoes, floods, and thunderbolts.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
We can break it out when we like; but from all accounts the first burst of these tornadoes is terrible.
THE QUEEN'S CUPG. A. HENTY
The harmless, as well as the heavy tornadoes, have the same black and threatening aspect.
JOURNAL OF AN AFRICAN CRUISERHORATIO BRIDGE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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