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A violent disturbance of the atmosphere with strong winds and usually rain, thunder, lightning, or snow
“About an hour after my arrival the storm arrived with rain, lightning and thunder.”
A direct assault by troops on a fortified place
“An attempt at a storm on the castle was beaten back by defenders.”
A tumultuous reaction; an uproar or controversy
“This was my first exposure to the raging storm of the creation-day controversy.”
A vehement outburst of a specified feeling or reaction
“Howard's remarks set off a storm of controversy.”
A heavy discharge of missiles or blows
“Sighing, she jumped on top of the rock and was immediately blown backwards by a storm of fire.”
Move angrily or forcefully in a specified direction
“The conversation deteriorated into calling each other daft names and I moved to storm out of his office with one final remark.”
“Some reports say shooting broke out after a bomb taped to a ceiling inside the school went off accidentally, prompting troops to storm the building.”
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