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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Meteorology
tempesttem‧pest /ˈtempɪst/ noun [countable]  1 literaryHEM a violent storm2 a tempest in a teapot
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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.
Tempest, TheThe TempestTempest, The  a play by William shakespeare about prospero, the Duke of Milan, who has been forced by his brother to live alone on a distant island with his daughter miranda. The other main characters are Prospero's magical helper, Ariel, and his slavecaliban.
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