storm cloud

  1. a heavy dark cloud presaging rain or a storm

  2. a herald of disturbance, anger, or violence: the storm clouds of war

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How to use storm cloud in a sentence

  • That girl—that girl with her pale face and her pale hair, and eyes the grey of a storm cloud before it breaks, she haunts him!

    Uncanny Tales | Various
  • The sky had darkened up with a great blue-black storm-cloud rushing over, and they hadn't noticed it.

    Over the Sliprails | Henry Lawson
  • By this time Watson Scott was on his feet, his face dark as a storm cloud.

    Frank Merriwell's Pursuit | Burt L. Standish
  • A dark storm-cloud broke directly over their head—one brilliant sheet flared the sky from the north to the south.

    Tess of the Storm Country | Grace Miller White
  • It was as though love-71- had broken into flame with the heat, or had dropped down from a storm-cloud.

    Smoke | Turgenev Ivan Sergeevich