Tempest



noun
1.
a violent windstorm, especially one with rain, hail, or snow.
2.
a violent commotion, disturbance, or tumult.
verb (used with object)
3.
to affect by or as by a tempest; disturb violently.
Idioms
4.
tempest in a teacup. teacup (def 3).
Tempest, The
noun
1.
a comedy (1611) by Shakespeare.
noun
1.
(mainly literary) a violent wind or storm
2.
a violent commotion, uproar, or disturbance
verb
3.
(transitive) (poetic) to agitate or disturb violently

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