A violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning.
synonym: violent storm.
Roget 146: revolution, bouleversement, subversion, break up; destruction etc. 162; sudden change, radical change, sweeping organic change; change of state, phase change; quantum leap, quantum jump; ... show more
Dutch: bui, storm
A violent commotion or disturbance:
— The storms that had characterized their relationship had died away.
A direct and violent assault on a stronghold.
Polish: nawała, nawałnica, szturm
Behave violently, as if in state of a great anger.
Roget 900: resent, take amiss, take ill, take to heart, take offense, take umbrage, take huff, take exception; take in ill part, take in bad part, take in dudgeon; ne pas entendre raillerie [Fr.]; breathe revenge, cut up rough. ... show more
Roget 716: attack, assault, assail; invade; set upon, fall upon; charge, impugn, break a lance with, enter the lists. assume the offensive, take the offensive; be the aggressor, become the aggressor; ... show more
Take by force:
— Storm the fort.
Dutch: forceren, kraken, openbreken
Rain, hail, or snow hard and be very windy, often with thunder or lightning.
Attack by storm; attack suddenly.
Dutch: bestormen, stormlopen
Moby thesaurus: access, agitation, assail, assault, attack, ball the jack, barbarize, barrage, barrel, batter, be angry, be excitable, be livid, be pissed, bellow, beset, besiege, black squall, blast, blaze ... show more.
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