storm

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storm

noun

Definition of STORM

1
a disturbance of the atmosphere accompanied by wind and often by precipitation (as rain or snow) <a winter storm bringing about six inches of snow>
Synonyms squall, tempest
2
a heavy fall of objects <police had to endure a storm of rocks and bricks hurled by the rioters>
Synonyms hail, shower, storm
3
a rapid or overwhelming outpouring of many things at once <the army's spokesperson faced a storm of questions from reporters>
Near Antonyms dribble, drip, trickle
4
a state of noisy, confused activity <a few minutes of calm before the storm, when the store would open its doors on the busiest day of the year>
Near Antonyms calm, hush, peace, quiet, quietude, rest, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility); order, orderliness
5
a steady falling of water from the sky in significant quantity <the storm caused major damage to our barn>
Near Antonyms drizzle, mist, mizzle, scud, spit, sprinkle
6
a sudden intense expression of strong feeling <a storm of indignation and demands for his resignation arose when the mayor's dishonesty was exposed>
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