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storm

(Barrage), noun assault, attack, battle, blast, blitz, blitzkrieg, blizzard, bombardment, clash, combat, commotion, conflict, confusion, disquiet, embroilment, eruption, excitement, explosion, fight, flare-up, imbroglio, melee, mutiny, outbreak, outburst, revolt, revolution, skirmish, stir, struggle, tempest, tumult, turbulence, turmoil, unrest, upheaval, uprising
Associated concepts: damage, flood damage

storm

(Rain), noun blizzard, cloudburst, cyclone, downpour, endless rain, gale, hailstorm, heavy showers, heavy winds, hurricane, moisture, precipitation, rainstorm, sheets of rain, snowstorm, storming, stormy winds, tempest, thundershower, thunderstorm, tornado, torrent, tropical rains, tropical storm, turbulence, twister, typhoon, whirlwind
Associated concepts: cyber storm, storm models, storm predicting, storm victims, storm water
See also: assail, assault, attack, barrage, bluster, cataclysm, commotion, demonstrate, furor, incursion, onset, pandemonium, passion, protest, strike, turmoil
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No one wanted to risk such an accident as that, you may be sure; so all the passengers stayed huddled up in the dark cabin, listening to the shrieking of the storm and the creaking of the masts and rigging and trying to keep from bumping into one another when the ship tipped sidewise.
It partook of the magnitude and volume of distant thunder, and it came to us directly from leeward, rising above the crash of the surf and travelling directly in the teeth of the storm.
At times the mist cleared, and the sea for some distance could be seen in the glare of the lightning, which came thick and fast, followed by such peals of thunder that the whole sky overhead seemed trembling under the shock of the footsteps of the storm.
The building, which had seemed so small in the tumult of the storm, now became as square and spacious as usual.
On the 4th, however, the sea became more calm, and the storm lessened its violence; the wind veered southward, and was once more favourable.
But the worst was not come yet; the storm continued with such fury that the seamen themselves acknowledged they had never seen a worse.
But that night the strangeness of things about me, and my physical wretchedness, prevented me, for I was bruised, weary, wet to the skin, deafened and blinded by the storm.
She did not like to be left alone at such a height, in such a place, in the darkness, with a storm about to break.
No, no, Miss Silvester--I am sorry to be in the way, but the train has gone, and the night and the storm have come.
The expiring effort of the previous night's storm had been a light fall of snow; there were no footprints; the white surface was unbroken.
Carried along a few hundred feet above the ground she was better able to appreciate the Titanic proportions of the storm than when she had flown in the comparative serenity of the zone above the clouds, for now she could distinctly see the effect of the wind upon the surface of Barsoom.
When this most tremendous and effective storm that had ever been produced in any theater was at last over, the King's approbation was measureless.