Examples of tempest in a Sentence
the sudden summertime tempest drove us off the golf course and into the clubhouse
the town council handled the tempest over cuts to the school budget as well as could be expected
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The tempest exposed the ambiguous treatment of gender issues in a country whose Constitution guarantees wide-ranging equalities that conflict with a high rate of rape and other violence against women.
Supreme Court Justice Kennedy’s retirement announcement has set off a political tempest as the question of his successor is considered.
There were tall trees, ninety-nine shades of green, this very observant child-woman with a dad who has a tempest in him.
The seniors who graduated that year are back on campus this week, greeting one another with laughter and hugs, with bittersweet tales of advancing age, and with indelible memories of the tempest that upended their undergraduate idyll.
This adolescent insecurity, this need to compare and to shine, is the precise tempest in which a manipulative coach like Wilensky thrived, giving his pupils what their friends (and even families) would not.
Since the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spotted the storm on May 30, the tempest has kicked up enough dust to cover a quarter of Mars's surface.
Advisers are hoping the meeting will draw attention from the legal tempest in Washington and New York.
The only way to truly avoid the tempest of death is to stop climbing altogether.
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: a violent storm
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