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1. tempest

noun. ['ˈtɛmpəst'] a violent commotion or disturbance.

Synonyms

  • kerfuffle
  • hoo-hah
  • storm
  • hurly burly
  • to-do
  • commotion
  • flutter
  • disruption
  • disturbance

Etymology

  • tempeste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tempestas (Latin)

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2. tempest-swept

adjective. pounded or hit repeatedly by storms or adversities.

Synonyms

  • tempest-tossed
  • troubled
  • storm-tossed
  • tempest-tost

Antonyms

  • unconcerned
  • quiet
  • undisturbed
  • unmolested

3. tempest-tost

adjective. pounded or hit repeatedly by storms or adversities.

Synonyms

  • tempest-tossed
  • troubled
  • tempest-swept
  • storm-tossed

Antonyms

  • unconcerned
  • quiet
  • undisturbed
  • unmolested

4. tempest-tossed

adjective. pounded or hit repeatedly by storms or adversities.

Synonyms

  • troubled
  • tempest-swept
  • storm-tossed
  • tempest-tost

Antonyms

  • unconcerned
  • quiet
  • undisturbed
  • unmolested

5. tempest

noun. ['ˈtɛmpəst'] (literary) a violent wind.

Antonyms

  • defend

Etymology

  • tempeste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tempestas (Latin)

Example sentences of the word tempest


1. Noun, singular or mass
Several days ahead of hurricane landfall, a coastal observer might see innocuous cumulus yield to clear, sunny skies, but regular incoming swells, increasing in height and frequency, forebode the distant tempest.

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