violent storm


Examples of violent storm in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This is the moment the violent storm blew through North Providence. Shannon Larson,, 18 Aug. 2023 Including Katie and Mattie, six people died as a result of the violent storm, according to the UMTPD. Bailey Richards, Peoplemag, 22 July 2023 The child’s brother, 9-month-old Conrad Sheils, remains missing after the violent storm battered parts of southeast Pennsylvania last weekend. Aya Elamroussi, CNN, 21 July 2023 The violent storm swept northeastward Friday night across much of Mississippi and Alabama. Nicole Fallert, USA TODAY, 27 Mar. 2023 All three ships — the steamer C.F. Curtis, which was being towed by two schooner barges, Selden E. Marvin and Annie M. Peterson, from Baraga to Tonawanda, New York, all with loads of lumber — went down in a violent storm on Nov. 18, 1914. Frank Witsil, Detroit Free Press, 12 Apr. 2023 The Alabama engine mechanic took refuge in a shipping container near the back of his garage as a tornado from Thursday's violent storm decimated his shop and killed two of his neighbors along its destructive path across Alabama and Georgia. CBS News, 15 Jan. 2023 In 1999, Gonzalez was found clinging to a tiny flotilla which was caught in a violent storm that killed his mother and most of their group. Phillip M. Bailey, USA TODAY, 29 Mar. 2023 Matlock’s frantic attempts to reach her tenants and authorities during the violent storm and her lack of alerts underscore the dangers that people in neighborhoods with little to no cellphone service face as severe storms approach, especially in rural areas. Brianna Sacks, Anchorage Daily News, 21 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1881, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of violent storm was circa 1881

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“Violent storm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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