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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (of the elements) as if showing violent anger; Characterized by violent emotions or behavior.

Usage examples (37)
  • They engaged in tempestuous weather; and the tumultuary conflict was continued from the dawn to the extinction of light.
  • Economists set themselves too easy, too useless a task if in tempestuous seasons they can only tell us that when the storm is past the ocean is flat again.
  • 45 The fleet of galleys and transports sailed in tempestuous weather from the port of Pisa, in
  • In an exclusive interview with the Sunday Mercury the couple spoke for the first time about their 'tempestuous' three-year affair. for more
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