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tempestuous

adjective angry, disgusted, enraged, frantic, frenzied, fuming, furious, hostile, inflamed, ireful, livid, offended, offensive, outraged, raging, storming, tumultuous, turbulent
See also: disorderly, outrageous, severe, vehement
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Concepts from our (in some ways) more restricted era may lead us away from rather than toward an understanding of "Samuel Bundy, alias Sarah Paul"; of the Italian '"passing woman' and lesbian" Catherine Vizzani, whose life-story reached England in John Cleland's 1751 translation; or of the tempestuously erotic companions Elizabeth Steele and Sophia Baddeley.
If one doesn't, a thus tempestuously greeted person will stand there a little silly and shy.
These are the sorts of features to which Henry James alludes when he tempestuously dismisses Davis for her "injudicious straining after realistic effects which leave nature and reality at an infinite distance behind and beside them" (183).
Figures 21 and 22 indicate that in the roll channel the roll angle and roll rate of UCAV change tempestuously during the process of autonomous attack occupation.
Amos looks for romantic reconciliation on the somber piano ballad, "A Silent Night with You," the earthy and organic pagan opus, "Winter's Carol" and tempestuously orchestrated, "Our New Year.
In a different world, Gill's attack might have galvanized editors elsewhere to respond to the brickbats, proffering up one critic or another as a first-rate wordsmith who has taken the Tynan mode of intemperate opinions and tempestuously witty writing into the 21st century.
They seemed to row furiously, then make up tempestuously.
Bickering young theatrical collaborators, tempestuously arrogant director Orson Welles (Angus Macfadyen) and prissy producer John Houseman (Cary Elwes), intend to stage it for the Federal Theatre Project, funded by Roosevelt's Works Project Administration but plans are threatened by Congressional disapproval of the FTP's perceived anti-American, leftist politics.
As the number becomes more tempestuously orchestrated and gradually builds from icy piano interlude to a soul-searching, cathartic climax, O delivers a barebones intimacy that will take the unsuspecting listener off guard.