tempest - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tempest

(noun) a violent commotion or disturbance
Synonyms : storm
Example Sentence
  • the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away
  • it was only a tempest in a teapot

(noun) (literary) a violent wind
Example Sentence
  • a tempest swept over the island

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tempest

Remember Temper which means being moderate. tempest sounds like superlative degree. so what is superlative degree for moderate? voilent!
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remember a scene from an old movie in which temples bells were ringing due to violent wind
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