verb (used with object)
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Idioms for tempest
Origin of tempest
Words nearby tempest
Example sentences from the Web for tempest
Perhaps it wasn’t pairs of electrons that were forming, but tempests of electrons known as skyrmions.
Now that the 2021 filing season has opened, people should be prepared for a tempest of tax issues, Collins said.
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
But for now at least, most seem to have weathered the initial tempest without incurring too much damage.Which Politician Best Navigated Hurricane Sandy’s Surge?|Michelle Cottle|October 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In truth, M. de Biancourt's goodness and prudence seemed much shaken by this tempest of human passions.
What might be of a disturbing nature in the old farmhouse could not, she thought, be as fearsome as the approaching tempest.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
And Isabel dropped her head into her arms and burst into a wild tempest of tears, like a child that has had its first whipping.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
The Republic had proved an utter failure, and France was but a tempest-tossed ocean of anarchy.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
I round the threshold wandering here,Vainly the tempest and the rain invoke,That they may keep my lady prisoner.The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi|Giacomo Leopardi