verb (used with object)
Origin of tempest
Definition for tempest (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for tempest
Much of the nation has been caught up in a tempest that resembled one of the dinner-table scenes in August: Osage County.
Tempest, hurricane, tidal wave, tsunami, earthquake, or Big Bang?How Marine Le Pen and France’s Ultra-Right Won the Day|Tracy McNicoll|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The first grey pencillings of dawn would raise a tempest which would shake two hemispheres.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of course, this particular fooforaw may be a tempest in a teapot: OPM may rule that they can offer subsidies to staffers.Is Congress Trying to Exempt Itself From Obamacare?|Megan McArdle|April 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When CEO Jamie Dimon first announced the loss in April, he pegged it at just $2 billion, and called it “a tempest in a teapot.”JPMorgan Chase Earnings: CEO Jamie Dimon Comes Clean|Alex Klein|July 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And yet, as we all of us felt, everything now depended on Tempest.Tom, Dick and Harry|Talbot Baines Reed
I had come into a place mute of all light, that bellows as the sea does in a tempest, if it be combated by opposing winds.
As the night drew on, the tempest abated, and the reading and prayers lessened.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
Tempest went to the pumps, and saw one of the men whose arms were tired, and whose whole body showed exhaustion.The Cruise of the "Lively Bee"|John De Morgan
But all absorbed sat the old man, and heeded not cold or tempest as he read the music.