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tempest in Meteorology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtempesttem‧pest /ˈtempɪst/ noun [countable]  1 literaryHEM a violent storm2 a tempest in a teapot
Examples from the Corpus
tempestEverything swept so clean By tempest, wind and rain!Dunning and its January tempests seemed a world away.The screaming tempest whipped into the house, hurling furniture twenty feet into the air.They choked on the dirt gathered by the tempest, wiping it from their eyes as they ran.The ancients staged mock battles to parallel the tempests in nature and reduce their fear of gods who warred across the sky.The tempest may not be entirely over.