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storms

noun
plural of storm

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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2 a heavy fall of objects
  • police had to endure a storm of rocks and bricks hurled by the rioters

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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

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5 a steady falling of water from the sky in significant quantity
  • the storm caused major damage to our barn

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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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storms

verb
present tense third-person singular of storm

Synonyms & Antonyms of storms (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to express one's anger usually violently
  • the chef spent the morning storming at his staff about the ruined sauces

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2 to fall as water in a continuous stream of drops from the clouds
  • it storms so frequently up in the mountains that the peaks are rarely visible from the valley below

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4 to be excited or emotionally stirred up with anger
  • by the time we arrived, our hostess was storming because dinner was ruined

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“Storms.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/storms. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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