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storm

noun

1 storm

A violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning.

synonym: violent storm.

Roget 900: resentment, displeasure, animosity, anger, wrath, indignation; exasperation, bitter resentment, wrathful indignation.    pique, umbrage, huff, miff, ... show more

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

Roget 72: assemblage; collection, collocation, colligation; compilation, levy, gathering, ingathering, muster, attroupement; team; concourse, conflux, congregation, ... show more

Roget 716: attack; assault, assault and battery; onset, onslaught, charge.    aggression, offense; incursion, inroad, invasion; irruption; outbreak; estrapade, ... show more

Dutch: bui, storm
Polish: burza



2 storm

A violent commotion or disturbance:
— The storms that had characterized their relationship had died away.

synonym: tempest.

Roget 315: agitation, stir, tremor, shake, ripple, jog, jolt, jar, jerk, shock, succussion, trepidation, quiver, quaver, ... show more

Roget 349: wind, draught, flatus, afflatus, efflation, eluvium; air; breath, breath of air; puff, whiff, zephyr; blow, breeze, ... show more

Roget 173: violence, inclemency, vehemence, might, impetuosity; boisterousness etc. adj.; effervescence, ebullition; turbulence, bluster; uproar, callithump [U.S.], ... show more

3 storm

A direct and violent assault on a stronghold.

Polish: nawała, nawałnica, szturm

verb

1 storm

Behave violently, as if in state of a great anger.

synonyms: rage, ramp.

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

Roget 173: be violent etc. adj.; run high; ferment, effervesce; romp, rampage, go on a rampage; run wild, run amuck, run riot; break the peace; rush, ... show more

2 storm

Take by force:
— Storm the fort.

synonym: force.

Dutch: forceren, kraken, openbreken

3 storm

Rain, hail, or snow hard and be very windy, often with thunder or lightning.

4 storm

Blow hard.

5 storm

Attack by storm; attack suddenly.

synonym: surprise.

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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