Origin of tempestuous
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Or you are Elizabeth Taylor: an on-screen vamp with the most tempestuously public love-life dramas (with Richard Burton).
These stories are tempestuously alive, and sweep the heart-strings with a master-hand.The Damsel and the Sage|Elinor Glyn
Cocoanuts rained upon the company, tempestuously, as though an invisible palm were shaken by a hurricane.Dragon's blood|Henry Milner Rideout
The question at issue was tempestuously published to Scotland as a question exclusively spiritual.
mid-15c., from Latin tempestuosus, from tempestas (see tempest). The figurative sense is older in English; literal sense is from c.1500. Related: Tempestuously.