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Synonyms for storm

Synonyms for storm

a concentrated outpouring, as of missiles, words, or blows

Synonyms for storm

a violent commotion or disturbance

a direct and violent assault on a stronghold

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behave violently, as if in state of a great anger

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take by force

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blow hard

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attack by storm

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"Of course we'll have to stay in the cabin," she said to Uncle Henry and the other passengers, "and keep as quiet as possible until the storm is over.
It partook of the magnitude and volume of distant thunder, and it came to us directly from leeward, rising above the crash of the surf and travelling directly in the teeth of the storm. As we passed the point the whole cove burst upon our view, a half-moon of white sandy beach upon which broke a huge surf, and which was covered with myriads of seals.
He wanted to know exactly how long the storm was going to last; whereupon he was referred to the barometer, which seemed to have no intention of rising.
Out of silent mountains and storms of affliction, rusheth my soul into the valleys.
The sixth day of our being at sea we came into Yarmouth Roads; the wind having been contrary and the weather calm, we had made but little way since the storm. Here we were obliged to come to an anchor, and here we lay, the wind continuing contrary - viz.
But that night the strangeness of things about me, and my physical wretchedness, prevented me, for I was bruised, weary, wet to the skin, deafened and blinded by the storm.
She did not like to be left alone at such a height, in such a place, in the darkness, with a storm about to break.
Already the sudden storm is passing,and its fierceness is abating.
Storm or no storm, the second knock came--and then, and not till then, the sage appeared, with the dish of untasted "collops" in his hand.
A furious gale stormed across the country, scourging it with desolating drifts of sleet.
There had not been such a storm in the ten years my grandfather had lived in Nebraska.
The waiters had to press dishes upon the diners' notice; and the diners had to draw the attention of waiters, for they were all absorbed in looking at the storm. As the thunder showed no signs of withdrawing, but seemed massed right overhead, while the lightning aimed straight at the garden every time, an uneasy gloom replaced the first excitement.
Traveling with the storm she was safe, but where was it bearing her?
The stage scenery was ruined, trap-doors were so swollen that they wouldn't work for a week afterward, the fine costumes were spoiled, and no end of minor damages were done by that remarkable storm.
What's the mighty difference between holding a mast's lightning-rod in the storm, and standing close by a mast that hasn't got any lightning-rod at all in a storm?