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 best aspect of OIB’s production is the puppet design by Gabrielle Grafrath, who creates terrifically cartoonish piranha and a witty stylization of bodies being tempest-tossed.
The latest tempest in a teapot began in the mouth of SEC analyst Booger McFarland, who told Sirius XM NFL Radio's Ross Tucker that Newton wasn't especially well-liked by his Carolina Panthers teammates, and is not considered a leader.
Another 26,212 people who’d made it past the slings and arrows, the meanness and innocence, the temptations and tempests of childhood.
President Trump’s sudden dismissal of Comey stirred up a political tempest that has yet to abate.
Their emancipation will sooner result from the mild & melting influence of Christianity, than the storms & tempests of fiery Controversy.
Ahead of his arrival in Brussels Thursday, Trump operated largely outside the tempest of Russia controversy that has continued to swell back in Washington.
Kids who went to play Tempest or Donkey Kong might end up seduced by lowlifes, spiraling into lives of substance abuse, sexual depravity and crime.
Tempest said this type of stimulation to the prefrontal cortex can help patients with attention, working memory, problem-solving and impulse control.
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Origin and Etymology of tempest
Middle English tempeste, from Anglo-French, from Vulgar Latin *tempesta, alteration of Latin tempestas season, weather, storm, from tempus time
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
Definition of tempest
: to raise a tempest in or around
First Known Use of tempest
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: a violent storm
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