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Storm meaning

storm - 12 dictionary results

  1. 1. behave violently, as if in state of a great anger
  2. 2. A violent disturbance of the atmosphere, attended by wind, rain, snow, hail, or thunder and lightning; hence, often, a heavy fall of rain, snow, or hail, whether accompanied with wind or not.
  3. 3. A violent agitation of human society; a civil, political, or domestic commotion; sedition, insurrection, or war; violent outbreak; clamor; tumult.
  4. 4. A heavy shower or fall, any adverse outburst of tumultuous force; violence.
  5. 5. A violent assault on a fortified place; a furious attempt of troops to enter and take a fortified place by scaling the walls, forcing the gates, or the like.
  6. 6. To assault; to attack, and attempt to take, by scaling walls, forcing gates, breaches, or the like; as, to storm a fortified town.
  7. 7. To raise a tempest.
  8. 8. To blow with violence; also, to rain, hail, snow, or the like, usually in a violent manner, or with high wind; -- used impersonally; as, it storms.
  9. 9. To rage; to be in a violent passion; to fume.
  10. 10. To attack forcibly; assault.
  11. 11. To raise a tempest; be in a rage; use violent language.
  12. 12. Violent commotion of the atmosphere; tempest; any violent disturbance; passion; an assault.

storm - examples of usage

  1. The second time was when I lost a small boat by a storm at sea. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  2. It would be lost in the storm.... - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
  3. She didn't really mind the storm. - "Syndrome", Thomas Hoover.
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