tempest


tempest

noun

Definition of TEMPEST

1
a disturbance of the atmosphere accompanied by wind and often by precipitation (as rain or snow) <the sudden summertime tempest drove us off the golf course and into the clubhouse>
Synonyms squall, tempest
2
a violent disturbance (as of the political or social order) <the town council handled the tempest over cuts to the school budget as well as could be expected>

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