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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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All the while, their father, obsessed with radio accounts of the encroaching hurricane, makes ineffective attempts to stormproof their flimsy home.
But it has outperformed rivals recently, helped by a drive to introduce new products like stormproof suits and French-inspired Bistro ready meals.
These are credits given to people who stormproof their homes, such as putting in certain types of roof connections or installing hurricane shutters.
As insurance premiums rise, building sturdier buildings makes more sense because insurers have an incentive to offer lower rates to those who stormproof their buildings.
Staff could also choose from shorts and reflective vests to stormproof items and maternity wear.
As a consequence, the OAES has placed considerable emphasis over the years on developing cultivars with storm resistant or stormproof bolls.