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  Words related to storm

Related / Similar Words: violent storm, tempest, surprise, force, ramp, rage

 

Definition:
  • a direct and violent assault on a stronghold;
  • a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightening;
  • a violent commotion or disturbance; "the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away"; "it was only a tempest in a teapot";
  • attack by storm; attack suddenly;
  • take by force; "Storm the fort";
  • behave violently, as if in state of a great anger;
  • blow hard; "It was storming all night";
  • rain, hail, or snow hard and be very windy, often with thunder or lightning; "If it storms, we''ll need shelter";

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    Hyponyms: firestorm, storm center, northeaster, noreaster, hailstorm, ice storm, silver storm, rainstorm, blizzard, snowstorm, thunderstorm, electrical storm, electric storm, windstorm

     

    Entailments: rain, rain down

     

    Part Meronyms: Beaufort scale, wind scale

     

    Derivational Morphology: surprise, force, ramp, rage, surpriser, violence, tempest, fury, madness, rampage, violent disorder, violent storm

     

     
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