Origin of tempestuous
OTHER WORDS FROM tempestuoustem·pes·tu·ous·ly, adverbtem·pes·tu·ous·ness, nounun·tem·pes·tu·ous, adjectiveun·tem·pes·tu·ous·ness, noun
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How to use tempestuous in a sentence
In other words, the charmed life of Anthony Bourdain was three-dimensional, tempestuous, and stressful.
Storms are strange things — truly tempestuous in how suddenly they can shift shape and space.
This sets off a series of tempestuous events, with the couple spending the rest of the film arguing in front of everyone.‘Force Majeure’ and the Swedish Family Vacation From Hell|Alex Suskind|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He relationship with her mother became increasingly tempestuous.The Teen Love Letters that Led to a Tragic Murder-Suicide in Florida|Michael Daly|March 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The singer was to be a generous, amusing but tempestuous employer.The Week in Death: George Jacobs, Sinatra’s Domestic Confidant|The Telegraph|February 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Daphne Merkin on the tempestuous, glamorous love affair—and the surprisingly literary side of Burton.Richard Burton’s Diaries Reveal His Mad Love for Elizabeth Taylor|Daphne Merkin|November 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Fox himself has alluded to a tempestuous relationship with his wife.Dominic Monaghan, Matthew Fox, and a Scandalous Twitter Accusation|Tricia Romano|June 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His soul was tossed on the billows of a tempestuous ocean, in the midst of which he saw his father perishing.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
They had reason to be thankful that they had a place which would afford them so complete a shelter during that tempestuous night.Digby Heathcote|W.H.G. Kingston
You werent meant for this; you were meant for the woods and rocks, the rocks that run into the sea—something tempestuous and free.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
During the month of November tempestuous weather prevailed along the coasts, causing many wrecks and much loss of life.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
A shout burst from a thousand throats; a deep, angry cry, like the roar of a tempestuous sea.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks|Bracebridge Hemyng