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southwest

  • noun the compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees
    southwestward; sou'-west; SW.
  • noun the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado
    southwestern United States.

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boreas

  • noun a wind that blows from the north
    northerly; north wind; norther.
  • noun (Greek mythology) the god who personified the north wind
    • Boreas was pictured as bearded and powerful and winged and draped against the cold

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debris_storm

  • noun the sudden spread of dust and debris from a collapsing building
    debris surge.
    • the destruction of the building produced an enormous debris surge

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simoon

  • noun a violent hot sand-laden wind on the deserts of Arabia and North Africa
    simoom; samiel.

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air_current

  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    current of air; wind.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere

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inclementness

  • noun weather unsuitable for outdoor activities
    inclemency; bad weather.

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windiness

  • noun a mildly windy state of the air
    breeziness.
  • noun boring verbosity
    prolixity; long-windedness; wordiness; prolixness.

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south_wind

  • noun a wind from the south
    souther; southerly.

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tramontane

  • noun a cold dry wind that blows south out of the mountains into Italy and the western Mediterranean
    tramontana.
  • adjective on or coming from the other side of the mountains (from the speaker)
    transmontane.
    • the transmontane section of the state
    • tramontane winds

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foehn

  • noun a warm dry wind that blows down the northern slopes of the Alps
    fohn.

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thermal

  • noun rising current of warm air
  • adjective relating to or associated with heat
    caloric; thermic.
    • thermal movements of molecules
    • thermal capacity
    • thermic energy
    • the caloric effect of sunlight

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debris

  • noun the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
    dust; detritus; junk; rubble.

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west_wind

  • noun wind that blows from west to east
    wester.

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aggressive

  • adjective having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends; positive in his convictions"
    • an aggressive businessman
    • an aggressive basketball player
    • he was aggressive and imperious
    • aggressive drivers
  • adjective satellite tending to spread quickly
    strong-growing; fast-growing.
    • an aggressive tumor

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boreal

  • adjective relating to or marked by qualities associated with the north wind
  • adjective toward or located in the north
    • the boreal signs of the Zodiac

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airstream

  • noun a relatively well-defined prevailing wind
  • noun the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
    slipstream; wash; race; backwash.

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smouldering

  • adjective satellite showing scarcely suppressed anger
    smoldering.
    • her tone was...conversational although...her eyes were smoldering"- James Hensel
  • verb have strong suppressed feelings
    smolder; smoulder.

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blow

  • noun a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
    • a blow on the head
  • noun an impact (as from a collision)
    bump.
    • the bump threw him off the bicycle

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opponent

  • noun a contestant that you are matched against
    opposite; opposition.
  • noun someone who offers opposition
    resister; opposer; adversary; antagonist.

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ventilated

  • adjective exposed to air
    • a well ventilated room
  • verb expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
    vent; ventilate; air out; air.
    • air the old winter clothes
    • air out the smoke-filled rooms

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northeast

  • noun the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees
    NE; northeastward; nor'-east.
  • noun the northeastern region of the United States
    northeastern United States.

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northern

  • adjective in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    • Northern liberals
    • northern industry
    • northern cities
  • noun a dialect of Middle English that developed into Scottish Lallans

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tempestuous

  • adjective satellite characterized by violent emotions or behavior
    stormy.
    • a stormy argument
    • a stormy marriage
  • adjective satellite (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
    furious; raging; angry; wild.
    • angry clouds on the horizon
    • furious winds
    • the raging sea

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sunless

  • adjective satellite filled or abounding with clouds
    overcast; clouded; cloud-covered.

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scend

  • verb rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave
    surge.
    • the boats surged

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antipathetic

  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed
    antipathetical; indisposed; loath; loth; averse.
    • antipathetic to new ideas
    • averse to taking risks
    • loath to go on such short notice
    • clearly indisposed to grant their request
  • adjective satellite characterized by antagonism or antipathy
    antagonistic; antipathetical.
    • slaves antagonistic to their masters
    • antipathetic factions within the party

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see_red

  • verb become angry
    anger.
    • He angers easily

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literary

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of literature
    • literary criticism
  • adjective satellite knowledgeable about literature
    • a literary style

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gentle_wind

  • noun a slight wind (usually refreshing)
    air; breeze; zephyr.
    • the breeze was cooled by the lake
    • as he waited he could feel the air on his neck

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antipathetical

  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed
    indisposed; loath; antipathetic; loth; averse.
    • antipathetic to new ideas
    • averse to taking risks
    • loath to go on such short notice
    • clearly indisposed to grant their request
  • adjective satellite characterized by antagonism or antipathy
    antagonistic; antipathetic.
    • slaves antagonistic to their masters
    • antipathetic factions within the party

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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roughshod

  • adjective satellite (of a horse) having horseshoes with projecting nails to prevent slipping
  • adjective satellite (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    savage; barbarous; vicious; brutal; cruel; fell.
    • a barbarous crime
    • brutal beatings
    • cruel tortures
    • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
    • a savage slap
    • vicious kicks

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easterly

  • noun a wind from the east
    easter; east wind.
  • adjective satellite lying in or toward the east
    eastern.
    • the east side of New York
    • eastern cities

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choleric

  • adjective satellite easily moved to anger
    • men of the choleric type take to kicking and smashing"- H.G.Wells
  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    quick-tempered; hot-tempered; hotheaded; short-tempered; irascible.
    • a hotheaded commander

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tempestuousness

  • noun a state of wild storminess
  • noun a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
    ferment; unrest; fermentation; agitation.
    • the political ferment produced new leadership
    • social unrest

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east

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
    eastward; E; due east.
  • noun the countries of Asia
    Orient.

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easter

  • noun a wind from the east
    east wind; easterly.
  • noun a Christian celebration of the Resurrection of Christ; celebrated on the Sunday following the first full moon after the vernal equinox

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boom

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    roar; thunder; roaring.
  • noun a state of economic prosperity

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float

  • noun the time interval between the deposit of a check in a bank and its payment
  • noun the number of shares outstanding and available for trading by the public

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equinoctial

  • noun the great circle on the celestial sphere midway between the celestial poles
    celestial equator; equinoctial line; equinoctial circle.
  • adjective relating to the vicinity of the equator

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katabatic_wind

  • noun a wind caused by the downward motion of cold air
    catabatic wind.

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knock

  • noun the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)
    knocking.
    • the knocking grew louder
  • noun negative criticism
    roast.

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northwest_wind

  • noun a wind from the northwest
    northwester.

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equinoctial_storm

  • noun a violent rainstorm near the time of an equinox
    line storm.

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rampageous

  • adjective satellite displaying raging violence; often destructive
    • the hot rampageous horses of my will"- W.H.Auden

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cyclonical

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the atmosphere around a low pressure center
    cyclonic; cyclonal.
    • cyclonic cloud pattern
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of a violent tropical storm
    cyclonic; cyclonal.
    • cyclonic destruction

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zephyr

  • noun a slight wind (usually refreshing)
    air; breeze; gentle wind.
    • the breeze was cooled by the lake
    • as he waited he could feel the air on his neck
  • noun (Greek mythology) the Greek god of the west wind

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wrathful

  • adjective satellite vehemently incensed and condemnatory
    wroth; wrothful.
    • they trembled before the wrathful queen
    • but wroth as he was, a short struggle ended in reconciliation

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spate

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    rush; upsurge; surge.

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livid

  • adjective satellite anemic looking from illness or emotion
    blanched; bloodless; ashen; white.
    • a face turned ashen
    • the invalid's blanched cheeks
    • tried to speak with bloodless lips
    • a face livid with shock
    • lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley
    • lips white with terror
    • a face white with rage
  • adjective satellite (of a light) imparting a deathlike luminosity
    • livid lightning streaked the sky
    • a thousand flambeaux...turned all at once that deep gloom into a livid and preternatural day"- E.A.Poe

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prevailing_wind

  • noun the predominant wind direction
    • the prevailing wind is from the southwest

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bang

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; belt; bash; smash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; blast; eruption; clap.

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under

  • adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
    nether.
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
  • adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
    • an under secretary

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boisterousness

  • noun a turbulent and stormy state of the sea
  • noun the property of being noisy and lively and unrestrained

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headwind

  • noun wind blowing opposite to the path of a ship or aircraft

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trigger-happy

  • adjective satellite irresponsible in the use of firearms
  • adjective satellite marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid
    fierce; vehement; tearing; violent.
    • fierce loyalty
    • in a tearing rage
    • vehement dislike
    • violent passions

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blast

  • noun a very long fly ball
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; bang; eruption; clap.

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dust_storm

  • noun a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sand
    sandstorm; sirocco; duster.
    • it was the kind of duster not experienced in years

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simoom

  • noun a violent hot sand-laden wind on the deserts of Arabia and North Africa
    simoon; samiel.

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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snowstorm

  • noun a storm with widespread snowfall accompanied by strong winds
    blizzard.

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feral

  • adjective satellite wild and menacing
    savage; ferine.
    • a pack of feral dogs

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outraged

  • adjective satellite angered at something unjust or wrong
    umbrageous; incensed; indignant.
    • an indignant denial
    • incensed at the judges' unfairness
    • a look of outraged disbelief
    • umbrageous at the loss of their territory
  • verb strike with disgust or revulsion
    scandalize; appal; shock; appall; scandalise; outrage; offend.
    • The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends

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gust

  • noun a strong current of air
    blow; blast.
    • the tree was bent almost double by the gust

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high_wind

  • noun a very strong wind
    • rain and high winds covered the region

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fresh_breeze

  • noun wind moving 19-24 knots; 5 on the Beaufort scale

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cloudy

  • adjective satellite lacking definite form or limits
    nebulose; nebulous.
    • gropes among cloudy issues toward a feeble conclusion"- H.T.Moore
    • nebulous distinction between pride and conceit
  • adjective full of or covered with clouds
    • cloudy skies

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samiel

  • noun a violent hot sand-laden wind on the deserts of Arabia and North Africa
    simoon; simoom.

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barbaric

  • adjective satellite without civilizing influences
    savage; barbarian; uncivilized; uncivilised; wild.
    • barbarian invaders
    • barbaric practices
    • a savage people
    • fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade
    • wild tribes
  • adjective satellite unrestrained and crudely rich
    • barbaric use of color or ornament

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huffy

  • adjective satellite quick to take offense
    touchy; thin-skinned; feisty.
  • adjective satellite roused to anger
    sore; mad.
    • stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain
    • she gets mad when you wake her up so early
    • mad at his friend
    • sore over a remark

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blusterous

  • adjective satellite blowing in violent and abrupt bursts
    blustery; blustering.
    • blustering (or blusterous) winds of Patagonia
    • a cold blustery day
    • a gusty storm with strong sudden rushes of wind

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boisterous

  • adjective satellite noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline
    rambunctious; rumbustious; robustious; unruly.
    • a boisterous crowd
    • a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand
    • a robustious group of teenagers
    • beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings
    • an unruly class
  • adjective satellite full of rough and exuberant animal spirits
    knockabout.
    • boisterous practical jokes
    • knockabout comedy

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monsoon

  • noun a seasonal wind in southern Asia; blows from the southwest (bringing rain) in summer and from the northeast in winter
  • noun rainy season in southern Asia when the southwestern monsoon blows, bringing heavy rains

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bowelless

  • adjective satellite ruthless in competition
    fierce; cutthroat.
    • cutthroat competition
    • bowelless readiness to take advantage

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choppy

  • adjective satellite marked by abrupt transitions
    jerky.
    • choppy prose
  • adjective satellite rough with small waves
    • choppy seas

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squally

  • adjective satellite characterized by short periods of noisy commotion
    squalling.
    • a home life that has been extraordinarily squally
  • adjective satellite characterized by brief periods of violent wind or rain
    • a grey squally morning

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savageness

  • noun the property of being untamed and ferocious
    savagery.
    • the coastline is littered with testaments to the savageness of the waters
    • a craving for barbaric splendor, for savagery and color and the throb of drums

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southeaster

  • noun a strong wind from the southeast
    sou'easter.
  • adjective satellite coming from the southeast
    southeast; southeasterly.
    • southeasterly breezes

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prevailing

  • adjective satellite most frequent or common
    rife; dominant; predominant; prevalent.
    • prevailing winds
  • verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    dominate; prevail; reign; rule; predominate.
    • Money reigns supreme here
    • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood

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silver_storm

  • noun a storm with freezing rain that leaves everything glazed with ice
    ice storm.

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tide

  • noun the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
  • noun something that may increase or decrease (like the tides of the sea)
    • a rising tide of popular interest

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souther

  • noun a wind from the south
    south wind; southerly.

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line_storm

  • noun a violent rainstorm near the time of an equinox
    equinoctial storm.

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warlike

  • adjective satellite disposed to warfare or hard-line policies
    militant; hawkish.
    • militant nations
    • hawkish congressman
    • warlike policies
  • adjective satellite suggesting war or military life
    martial.

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intemperate

  • adjective (of weather or climate) not mild; subject to extremes
    • an intemperate climate
    • intemperate zones
  • adjective excessive in behavior
    • intemperate rage

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upsurge

  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    rush; spate; surge.
  • noun a sudden or abrupt strong increase
    surge.
    • stimulated a surge of speculation
    • an upsurge of emotion
    • an upsurge in violent crime

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aired

  • adjective satellite open to or abounding in fresh air
    airy.
    • airy rooms
  • verb expose to fresh air
    aerate; air out; air.
    • aerate your old sneakers

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harmattan

  • noun a dusty wind from the Sahara that blows toward the western coast of Africa during the winter

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aggravated

  • adjective satellite made more severe or intense especially in law
    • aggravated assault
  • verb make worse
    worsen; aggravate; exasperate; exacerbate.
    • This drug aggravates the pain

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ruffianly

  • adjective satellite violent and lawless
    tough.
    • the more ruffianly element
    • tough street gangs

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see

  • noun the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
  • verb perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
    • You have to be a good observer to see all the details
    • Can you see the bird in that tree?
    • He is blind--he cannot see

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rage

  • noun a feeling of intense anger
    fury; madness.
    • hell hath no fury like a woman scorned
    • his face turned red with rage
  • noun a state of extreme anger
    • she fell into a rage and refused to answer

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catabatic_wind

  • noun a wind caused by the downward motion of cold air
    katabatic wind.

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sea

  • noun a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land
  • noun anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
    ocean.

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incensed

  • adjective satellite angered at something unjust or wrong
    umbrageous; outraged; indignant.
    • an indignant denial
    • incensed at the judges' unfairness
    • a look of outraged disbelief
    • umbrageous at the loss of their territory
  • verb perfume especially with a censer
    thurify; incense; cense.

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ireful

  • adjective satellite feeling or showing extreme anger
    irate.
    • irate protesters
    • ireful words

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hot_under_the_collar

  • adjective satellite very angry

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heave

  • noun an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)
    heaving.
    • the heaving of waves on a rough sea
  • noun (geology) a horizontal dislocation

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rough

  • noun the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • verb prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    rough in; rough out.

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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gale

  • noun a strong wind moving 45-90 knots; force 7 to 10 on Beaufort scale

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savage

  • noun a member of an uncivilized people
    barbarian.
  • noun a cruelly rapacious person
    beast; wolf; brute; wildcat.

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southerly

  • noun a wind from the south
    souther; south wind.
  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the south
    southern.
    • a southern exposure
    • took a southerly course

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infuriated

  • adjective satellite marked by extreme anger
    furious; enraged; angered; maddened.
    • the enraged bull attached
    • furious about the accident
    • a furious scowl
    • infuriated onlookers charged the police who were beating the boy
    • could not control the maddened crowd
  • verb make furious
    infuriate; incense; exasperate.

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whirlwind

  • noun a more or less vertical column of air whirling around itself as it moves over the surface of the Earth

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khamsin

  • noun an oppressively hot southerly wind from the Sahara that blows across Egypt in the spring

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vehement

  • adjective satellite marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid
    fierce; tearing; trigger-happy; violent.
    • fierce loyalty
    • in a tearing rage
    • vehement dislike
    • violent passions
  • adjective satellite characterized by great force or energy
    • vehement deluges of rain
    • vehement clapping
    • a vehement defense

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whiff

  • noun a short light gust of air
    puff; puff of air.
  • noun a lefteye flounder found in coastal waters from New England to Brazil

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bad

  • noun that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
    badness.
    • take the bad with the good
  • adjective having undesirable or negative qualities
    • a bad report card
    • his sloppy appearance made a bad impression
    • a bad little boy
    • clothes in bad shape
    • a bad cut
    • bad luck
    • the news was very bad
    • the reviews were bad
    • the pay is bad
    • it was a bad light for reading
    • the movie was a bad choice

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ice

  • noun water frozen in the solid state
    water ice.
    • Americans like ice in their drinks
  • noun the frozen part of a body of water

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current

  • noun a flow of electricity through a conductor
    electric current.
    • the current was measured in amperes
  • noun a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)
    stream.
    • the raft floated downstream on the current
    • he felt a stream of air
    • the hose ejected a stream of water

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fierceness

  • noun the property of being wild or turbulent
    fury; violence; furiousness; wildness; vehemence; ferocity.
    • the storm's violence

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cyclonic

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the atmosphere around a low pressure center
    cyclonical; cyclonal.
    • cyclonic cloud pattern
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of a violent tropical storm
    cyclonical; cyclonal.
    • cyclonic destruction

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onrush

  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; attack; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn
  • noun a forceful forward rush or flow
    • from the bow she stared at the mesmerising onrush of the sea where it split and foamed
    • the explosion interrupted the wild onrush of her thoughts

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cloud

  • noun any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
  • noun a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude

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cyclone

  • noun (meteorology) rapid inward circulation of air masses about a low pressure center; circling counterclockwise in the northern hemisphere and clockwise in the southern
  • noun a violent rotating windstorm

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surging

  • adjective satellite characterized by great swelling waves or surges
    billowy; billowing.
    • billowy storm clouds
    • the restless billowing sea
    • surging waves
  • verb rise and move, as in waves or billows
    surge; heave; billow.
    • The army surged forward

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moderate

  • noun a person who takes a position in the political center
    centrist; moderationist; middle of the roader.
  • verb preside over
    chair; lead.
    • John moderated the discussion

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light_breeze

  • noun wind moving 4-7 knots; 2 on the Beaufort scale

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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inimical

  • adjective satellite not friendly
    unfriendly.
    • an unfriendly act of aggression
    • an inimical critic

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be

  • noun a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
    atomic number 4; glucinium; beryllium.
  • verb have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)
    • John is rich
    • This is not a good answer

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lashing

  • noun beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
    flogging; whipping; tanning; flagellation.
  • noun rope that is used for fastening something to something else
    • the boats were held together by lashings

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ferocious

  • adjective satellite marked by extreme and violent energy
    fierce; furious; savage.
    • a ferocious beating
    • fierce fighting
    • a furious battle

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bully

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; ruffian; tough; roughneck; hooligan; rowdy; yob; yobbo.
  • noun a hired thug

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norther

  • noun a wind that blows from the north
    northerly; north wind; boreas.

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southern

  • adjective in or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    • southern hospitality
    • southern cooking
    • southern plantations
  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the south
    southerly.
    • a southern exposure
    • took a southerly course

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north_wind

  • noun a wind that blows from the north
    northerly; boreas; norther.

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wroth

  • adjective satellite vehemently incensed and condemnatory
    wrathful; wrothful.
    • they trembled before the wrathful queen
    • but wroth as he was, a short struggle ended in reconciliation

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wester

  • noun wind that blows from west to east
    west wind.
  • adjective situated in or facing or moving toward the west
    west.

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angriness

  • noun the state of being angry
    anger.

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squall

  • noun sudden violent winds; often accompanied by precipitation
  • verb make high-pitched, whiney noises
    wawl; waul.

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southeast

  • noun the compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees
    southeastward; SE; sou'-east.
  • noun the southeastern region of the United States
    southeastern United States.

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unfriendly

  • adjective not easy to understand or use
    • user-unfriendly
  • adjective not disposed to friendship or friendliness
    • an unfriendly coldness of manner
    • an unfriendly action to take

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uncivilized

  • adjective satellite without civilizing influences
    savage; barbarian; barbaric; uncivilised; wild.
    • barbarian invaders
    • barbaric practices
    • a savage people
    • fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade
    • wild tribes

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floaty

  • adjective satellite tending to float on a liquid or rise in air or gas
    buoyant.
    • buoyant balloons
    • buoyant balsawood boats
    • a floaty scarf

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thunderclap

  • noun a single sharp crash of thunder
  • noun a shocking surprise
    thunderbolt; bombshell.
    • news of the attack came like a bombshell

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smoldering

  • adjective satellite showing scarcely suppressed anger
    smouldering.
    • her tone was...conversational although...her eyes were smoldering"- James Hensel
  • verb burn slowly and without a flame
    smolder; smoulder.
    • a smoldering fire

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gentle_breeze

  • noun wind moving 8-12 knots; 3 on the Beaufort scale

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combatant

  • noun someone who fights (or is fighting)
    scrapper; fighter; belligerent; battler.
  • adjective satellite engaging in or ready for combat

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stormy

  • adjective (especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms or commotion
    • a stormy day
    • wide and stormy seas
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent emotions or behavior
    tempestuous.
    • a stormy argument
    • a stormy marriage

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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intense

  • adjective possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
    • intense heat
    • intense anxiety
    • intense desire
    • intense emotion
    • the skunk's intense acrid odor
    • intense pain
    • enemy fire was intense
  • adjective satellite extremely sharp or intense
    acute.
    • acute pain
    • felt acute annoyance
    • intense itching and burning

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breeziness

  • noun a mildly windy state of the air
    windiness.
  • noun a breezy liveliness
    jauntiness.
    • a delightful breeziness of manner

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doldrums

  • noun a state of inactivity (in business or art etc)
    stagnancy; stagnation.
    • economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation
  • noun a belt of calms and light winds between the northern and southern trade winds of the Atlantic and Pacific

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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hawkish

  • adjective satellite disposed to warfare or hard-line policies
    militant; warlike.
    • militant nations
    • hawkish congressman
    • warlike policies

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catabatic

  • adjective of an air current or wind; moving downward or down a slope because of cooling especially at night
    katabatic.

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hostile

  • noun troops belonging to the enemy's military forces
    • the platoon ran into a pack of hostiles
  • adjective characterized by enmity or ill will
    • a hostile nation
    • a hostile remark
    • hostile actions

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strong_breeze

  • noun wind moving 25-31 knots; 6 on the Beaufort scale

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at_loggerheads

  • adjective satellite in a dispute or confrontation
    • Sam and his parents were at loggerheads over the question of car privileges

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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ill

  • noun an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
    complaint; ailment.
  • adjective affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
    sick.
    • ill from the monotony of his suffering

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violence

  • noun an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists)
    force.
    • he may accomplish by craft in the long run what he cannot do by force and violence in the short one
  • noun the property of being wild or turbulent
    fury; furiousness; wildness; fierceness; vehemence; ferocity.
    • the storm's violence

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electric_storm

  • noun a storm resulting from strong rising air currents; heavy rain or hail along with thunder and lightning
    electrical storm; thunderstorm.

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brutal

  • adjective satellite (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    savage; barbarous; vicious; cruel; fell; roughshod.
    • a barbarous crime
    • brutal beatings
    • cruel tortures
    • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
    • a savage slap
    • vicious kicks
  • adjective satellite harsh
    unrelenting.
    • the brutal summer sun
    • a brutal winter

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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chop

  • noun the irregular motion of waves (usually caused by wind blowing in a direction opposite to the tide)
    • the boat headed into the chop
  • noun a small cut of meat including part of a rib

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snow_eater

  • noun a warm dry wind blowing down the eastern slopes of the Rockies
    chinook; chinook wind.

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thermic

  • adjective relating to or associated with heat
    thermal; caloric.
    • thermal movements of molecules
    • thermal capacity
    • thermic energy
    • the caloric effect of sunlight

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west

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
    due west; W; westward.
  • noun the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America
    Occident.

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puff

  • noun a short light gust of air
    whiff; puff of air.
  • noun a light inflated pastry or puff shell

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gusty

  • adjective satellite blowing in puffs or short intermittent blasts
    puffy.
    • puffy off-shore winds
    • gusty winds

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bluster

  • noun noisy confusion and turbulence
    • he was awakened by the bluster of their preparations
  • noun a swaggering show of courage
    bravado.

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silver

  • noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
    atomic number 47; Ag.
  • noun coins made of silver

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southwesterly

  • adjective satellite coming from the southwest
    southwest.
    • the winds are southwesterly
  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the southwest
    southwestern; southwest.

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maddened

  • adjective satellite marked by extreme anger
    furious; enraged; angered; infuriated.
    • the enraged bull attached
    • furious about the accident
    • a furious scowl
    • infuriated onlookers charged the police who were beating the boy
    • could not control the maddened crowd
  • verb cause to go crazy; cause to lose one's mind
    madden; craze.

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enraged

  • adjective satellite marked by extreme anger
    furious; angered; maddened; infuriated.
    • the enraged bull attached
    • furious about the accident
    • a furious scowl
    • infuriated onlookers charged the police who were beating the boy
    • could not control the maddened crowd
  • verb put into a rage; make violently angry
    enrage.

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tough

  • noun someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing
    street fighter.
  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.

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blizzard

  • noun a storm with widespread snowfall accompanied by strong winds
    snowstorm.
  • noun a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences
    rash.
    • a rash of bank robberies
    • a blizzard of lawsuits

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westerly

  • noun the winds from the west that occur in the temperate zones of the Earth
    prevailing westerly.
  • adjective satellite of wind; from the west
    western.

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belligerent

  • noun someone who fights (or is fighting)
    scrapper; combatant; fighter; battler.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
    aggressive.
    • aggressive acts against another country
    • a belligerent tone

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billow

  • noun a large sea wave
    surge.
  • verb rise up as if in waves
    wallow.
    • smoke billowed up into the sky

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storminess

  • noun the state of being stormy
    • he dreaded the storminess of the North Atlantic in winter
  • noun violent passion in speech or action
    • frightened by the storminess of their argument

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wildness

  • noun a feeling of extreme emotional intensity
    abandon.
    • the wildness of his anger
  • noun the property of being wild or turbulent
    fury; violence; furiousness; fierceness; vehemence; ferocity.
    • the storm's violence

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barbarian

  • noun a member of an uncivilized people
    savage.
  • noun a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    Goth; boor; tyke; peasant; churl; tike.

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blowy

  • adjective satellite abounding in or exposed to the wind or breezes
    windy; breezy.
    • blowy weather
    • a windy bluff

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fierce

  • adjective satellite marked by extreme and violent energy
    furious; ferocious; savage.
    • a ferocious beating
    • fierce fighting
    • a furious battle
  • adjective satellite marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid
    vehement; tearing; trigger-happy; violent.
    • fierce loyalty
    • in a tearing rage
    • vehement dislike
    • violent passions

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weather

  • noun the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
    atmospheric condition; conditions; weather condition.
    • they were hoping for good weather
    • every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception
    • the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; brave; endure.
    • She braved the elements

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master

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    maestro.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; overlord.

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unpeaceful

  • adjective not peaceful
    • unpeaceful times
    • an unpeaceful marriage

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rough_water

  • noun used of the sea during inclement or stormy weather
    choppiness; roughness.

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santa_ana

  • noun a strong hot dry wind that blows in winter from the deserts of southern California toward the Pacific Coast
  • noun Mexican general who tried to crush the Texas revolt and who lost battles to Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor in the Mexican War (1795-1876)
    Santa Anna; Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna; Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana.

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caloric

  • adjective relating to or associated with heat
    thermal; thermic.
    • thermal movements of molecules
    • thermal capacity
    • thermic energy
    • the caloric effect of sunlight
  • adjective of or relating to calories in food
    • comparison of foods on a caloric basis
    • the caloric content of foods

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bad_weather

  • noun weather unsuitable for outdoor activities
    inclemency; inclementness.

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head-on

  • adjective satellite characterized by direct opposition
    • a head-on confrontation
  • adjective satellite meeting front to front
    frontal.
    • a frontal attack
    • a head-on collision

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militant

  • noun a militant reformer
    activist.
  • adjective satellite disposed to warfare or hard-line policies
    hawkish; warlike.
    • militant nations
    • hawkish congressman
    • warlike policies

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strong

  • adjective having strength or power greater than average or expected
    • a strong radio signal
    • strong medicine
    • a strong man
  • adjective satellite not faint or feeble
    • a strong odor of burning rubber

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northwest

  • noun the direction corresponding to the northwestward compass point
  • noun the northwestern region of the United States
    northwestern United States.

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angry

  • adjective feeling or showing anger
    • angry at the weather
    • angry customers
    • an angry silence
    • sending angry letters to the papers
  • adjective satellite (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
    furious; raging; wild; tempestuous.
    • angry clouds on the horizon
    • furious winds
    • the raging sea

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unmerciful

  • adjective having or showing no mercy
    merciless.
    • the merciless enemy
    • a merciless critic
    • gave him a merciless beating

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fast

  • noun abstaining from food
    fasting.
  • verb abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
    • Catholics sometimes fast during Lent

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breath

  • noun the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing
    • he took a deep breath and dived into the pool
    • he was fighting to his last breath
  • noun the air that is inhaled and exhaled in respiration
    • his sour breath offended her

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raging

  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    hot.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent
  • verb behave violently, as if in state of a great anger
    ramp; storm; rage.

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thunderstorm

  • noun a storm resulting from strong rising air currents; heavy rain or hail along with thunder and lightning
    electrical storm; electric storm.

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trigger

  • noun lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun
    gun trigger.
  • noun a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen

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draft

  • noun a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another
    order of payment; bill of exchange.
  • noun a current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle)
    draught.

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calm

  • noun steadiness of mind under stress
    equanimity; calmness; composure.
    • he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity
  • noun wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale
    calm air.

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sou'easter

  • noun a strong wind from the southeast
    southeaster.

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debris_surge

  • noun the sudden spread of dust and debris from a collapsing building
    debris storm.
    • the destruction of the building produced an enormous debris surge

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airy

  • adjective satellite open to or abounding in fresh air
    aired.
    • airy rooms
  • adjective satellite not practical or realizable; speculative
    windy; visionary; impractical; Laputan.
    • airy theories about socioeconomic improvement
    • visionary schemes for getting rich

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ferocity

  • noun the property of being wild or turbulent
    fury; violence; furiousness; wildness; fierceness; vehemence.
    • the storm's violence

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bitter

  • noun English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)
  • noun the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
    bitterness.

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ferine

  • adjective satellite wild and menacing
    savage; feral.
    • a pack of feral dogs

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be_adrift

  • verb be in motion due to some air or water current
    blow; float; drift.
    • The leaves were blowing in the wind
    • the boat drifted on the lake
    • The sailboat was adrift on the open sea
    • the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore

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happy

  • adjective enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure
    • a happy smile
    • spent many happy days on the beach
    • a happy marriage
  • adjective satellite marked by good fortune
    felicitous.
    • a felicitous life
    • a happy outcome

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umbrageous

  • adjective satellite filled with shade
    shady; shadowy; shadowed.
    • the shady side of the street
    • the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed
    • we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove
    • cool umbrageous woodlands
  • adjective satellite angered at something unjust or wrong
    outraged; incensed; indignant.
    • an indignant denial
    • incensed at the judges' unfairness
    • a look of outraged disbelief
    • umbrageous at the loss of their territory

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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barbarous

  • adjective satellite (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    savage; vicious; brutal; cruel; fell; roughshod.
    • a barbarous crime
    • brutal beatings
    • cruel tortures
    • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
    • a savage slap
    • vicious kicks
  • adjective satellite primitive in customs and culture

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storm

  • noun a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
    violent storm.
  • noun a violent commotion or disturbance
    tempest.
    • the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away
    • it was only a tempest in a teapot

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eastern

  • adjective satellite lying toward or situated in the east
    • the eastern end of the island
  • adjective of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States
    • the Eastern establishment

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indignant

  • adjective satellite angered at something unjust or wrong
    umbrageous; outraged; incensed.
    • an indignant denial
    • incensed at the judges' unfairness
    • a look of outraged disbelief
    • umbrageous at the loss of their territory

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northwester

  • noun a wind from the northwest
    northwest wind.
  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the northwest
    northwestern; northwest; northwesterly.

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line_squall

  • noun a squall advancing along a front that forms a definite line

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billowing

  • adjective satellite characterized by great swelling waves or surges
    surging; billowy.
    • billowy storm clouds
    • the restless billowing sea
    • surging waves
  • verb rise up as if in waves
    wallow; billow.
    • smoke billowed up into the sky

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furiousness

  • noun the property of being wild or turbulent
    fury; violence; wildness; fierceness; vehemence; ferocity.
    • the storm's violence

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ride

  • noun a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
    drive.
    • he took the family for a drive in his new car
  • noun a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement

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knockdown

  • noun a blow that knocks the opponent off his feet
  • adjective satellite (furniture) easily assembled and dismantled
    • I bought a knockdown chest at the do-it-yourself store

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puffy

  • adjective satellite being puffed out; used of hair style or clothing
    bouffant.
    • a bouffant skirt
  • adjective satellite abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
    tumid; tumescent; intumescent; turgid.
    • hungry children with bloated stomachs
    • he had a grossly distended stomach
    • eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids
    • swollen hands
    • tumescent tissue
    • puffy tumid flesh

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opposing

  • adjective satellite characterized by active hostility
    opponent.
    • opponent (or opposing) armies
  • verb be against; express opposition to
    oppose.
    • We oppose the ban on abortion

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western

  • noun a sandwich made from a western omelet
    western sandwich.
  • noun a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development
    horse opera.

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covered

  • adjective overlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something; sometimes used as a combining form
    • women with covered faces
    • covered wagons
    • a covered balcony
  • verb provide with a covering or cause to be covered
    cover.
    • cover her face with a handkerchief
    • cover the child with a blanket
    • cover the grave with flowers

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current_of_air

  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    air current; wind.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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tearing

  • noun shedding tears
    lacrimation; watering; lachrymation.
  • verb separate or cause to separate abruptly
    tear; snap; rupture; bust.
    • The rope snapped
    • tear the paper

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draughty

  • adjective satellite not airtight
    drafty.

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blustering

  • adjective satellite blowing in violent and abrupt bursts
    blustery; blusterous.
    • blustering (or blusterous) winds of Patagonia
    • a cold blustery day
    • a gusty storm with strong sudden rushes of wind
  • verb blow hard; be gusty, as of wind
    bluster.
    • A southeaster blustered onshore
    • The flames blustered

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inclement

  • adjective (of weather or climate) severe
  • adjective used of persons or behavior; showing no clemency or mercy
    • the harsh sentence of an inclement judge

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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rush

  • noun the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
    hurry; haste; rushing.
    • in his haste to leave he forgot his book
  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    upsurge; spate; surge.

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northeasterly

  • adjective satellite coming from the northeast
    northeast.
    • northeasterly winds
  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the northeast
    northeastern; northeast.
    • the northeasterly part of the island

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savagery

  • noun the property of being untamed and ferocious
    savageness.
    • the coastline is littered with testaments to the savageness of the waters
    • a craving for barbaric splendor, for savagery and color and the throb of drums
  • noun the trait of extreme cruelty
    viciousness; ferociousness; brutality.

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southwester

  • noun a strong wind from the southwest
    sou'wester.
  • adjective satellite coming from the southwest
    southwest; southwesterly.
    • the winds are southwesterly

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duster

  • noun a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sand
    sandstorm; sirocco; dust storm.
    • it was the kind of duster not experienced in years
  • noun a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles
    gabardine; smock; dust coat; gaberdine.

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sandblast

  • noun a blast of wind laden with sand
  • verb grind with a sandblast
    • sandblast the facade of the building

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violent_storm

  • noun a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
    storm.

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irate

  • adjective satellite feeling or showing extreme anger
    ireful.
    • irate protesters
    • ireful words

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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sandstorm

  • noun a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sand
    sirocco; dust storm; duster.
    • it was the kind of duster not experienced in years

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northeaster

  • noun a storm blowing from the northeast
    noreaster.
  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the northeast
    northeasterly; northeastern; northeast.
    • the northeasterly part of the island

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cruel

  • adjective satellite (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    savage; barbarous; vicious; brutal; fell; roughshod.
    • a barbarous crime
    • brutal beatings
    • cruel tortures
    • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
    • a savage slap
    • vicious kicks

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slam

  • noun winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge
    sweep.
  • noun the noise made by the forceful impact of two objects

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dirty

  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; grime; bemire; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!
  • adjective soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
    soiled; unclean.
    • dirty unswept sidewalks
    • a child in dirty overalls
    • dirty slums
    • piles of dirty dishes
    • put his dirty feet on the clean sheet
    • wore an unclean shirt
    • mining is a dirty job
    • Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves

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sirocco

  • noun a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sand
    sandstorm; dust storm; duster.
    • it was the kind of duster not experienced in years

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wild

  • noun a wild primitive state untouched by civilization
    natural state; state of nature.
    • he lived in the wild
    • they collected mushrooms in the wild
  • noun a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
    wilderness.
    • it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers

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northwesterly

  • adjective satellite coming from the northwest
    northwest.
    • northwesterly winds
  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the northwest
    northwestern; northwest.

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chinook

  • noun a warm dry wind blowing down the eastern slopes of the Rockies
    snow eater; chinook wind.
  • noun a member of an important North American Indian people who controlled the mouth of the Columbia river; they were organized into settlements rather than tribes

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clouded

  • adjective satellite made troubled or apprehensive or distressed in appearance
    • his face was clouded with unhappiness
  • verb make overcast or cloudy
    overcast; cloud.
    • Fall weather often overcasts our beaches

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merciless

  • adjective having or showing no mercy
    unmerciful.
    • the merciless enemy
    • a merciless critic
    • gave him a merciless beating

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cyclonal

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the atmosphere around a low pressure center
    cyclonic; cyclonical.
    • cyclonic cloud pattern
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of a violent tropical storm
    cyclonic; cyclonical.
    • cyclonic destruction

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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vicious

  • adjective satellite (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    savage; barbarous; brutal; cruel; fell; roughshod.
    • a barbarous crime
    • brutal beatings
    • cruel tortures
    • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
    • a savage slap
    • vicious kicks
  • adjective satellite having the nature of vice
    evil.

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wrothful

  • adjective satellite vehemently incensed and condemnatory
    wrathful; wroth.
    • they trembled before the wrathful queen
    • but wroth as he was, a short struggle ended in reconciliation

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uncivilised

  • adjective satellite without civilizing influences
    savage; barbarian; barbaric; uncivilized; wild.
    • barbarian invaders
    • barbaric practices
    • a savage people
    • fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade
    • wild tribes

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fury

  • noun a feeling of intense anger
    madness; rage.
    • hell hath no fury like a woman scorned
    • his face turned red with rage
  • noun state of violent mental agitation
    delirium; frenzy; craze; hysteria.

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inclemency

  • noun weather unsuitable for outdoor activities
    bad weather; inclementness.
  • noun excessive sternness
    harshness; stiffness; severity; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; hardness; rigourousness.
    • severity of character
    • the harshness of his punishment was inhuman
    • the rigors of boot camp

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swell

  • noun the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
    crestless wave.
  • noun a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)

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warring

  • adjective satellite engaged in war
    militant; belligerent; war-ridden.
    • belligerent (or warring) nations
  • verb make or wage war
    war.

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war

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    warfare.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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vehemence

  • noun intensity or forcefulness of expression
    emphasis.
    • the vehemence of his denial
    • his emphasis on civil rights
  • noun the property of being wild or turbulent
    fury; violence; furiousness; wildness; fierceness; ferocity.
    • the storm's violence

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antagonistic

  • adjective satellite indicating opposition or resistance
    counter.
  • adjective satellite characterized by antagonism or antipathy
    antipathetic; antipathetical.
    • slaves antagonistic to their masters
    • antipathetic factions within the party

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chinook_wind

  • noun a warm dry wind blowing down the eastern slopes of the Rockies
    snow eater; chinook.

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violent

  • adjective acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity
    • a violent attack
    • a violent person
    • violent feelings
    • a violent rage
    • felt a violent dislike
  • adjective satellite effected by force or injury rather than natural causes
    • a violent death

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heaving

  • noun an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)
    heave.
    • the heaving of waves on a rough sea
  • noun breathing heavily (as after exertion)
    panting.

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at

  • noun a highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series); a decay product of uranium and thorium
    atomic number 85; astatine.
  • noun 100 at equal 1 kip in Laos

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fohn

  • noun a warm dry wind that blows down the northern slopes of the Alps
    foehn.

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anger

  • noun a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance
    choler; ire.
  • noun the state of being angry
    angriness.

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north

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
    northward; due north; N.
  • noun the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line

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surge

  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    rush; upsurge; spate.
  • noun a sudden or abrupt strong increase
    upsurge.
    • stimulated a surge of speculation
    • an upsurge of emotion
    • an upsurge in violent crime

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showery

  • adjective satellite (of weather) wet by periods of rain
    rainy.
    • showery weather
    • rainy days

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lurid

  • adjective satellite horrible in fierceness or savagery
    • lurid crimes
    • a lurid life
  • adjective satellite glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism
    shocking.
    • lurid details of the accident

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rainy

  • adjective satellite (of weather) wet by periods of rain
    showery.
    • showery weather
    • rainy days

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adrift

  • adjective satellite aimlessly drifting
    directionless; rudderless; planless; afloat; aimless; undirected.
  • adjective satellite afloat on the surface of a body of water
    • after the storm the boats were adrift

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superior

  • noun one of greater rank or station or quality
    superordinate; higher-up.
  • noun the head of a religious community

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slam-bang

  • adjective satellite violent and sudden and noisy
    • a slam-bang collision
  • adverb in a careless or reckless manner
    slapdash.
    • the shelves were put up slapdash

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drafty

  • adjective satellite not airtight
    draughty.

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snow

  • noun precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals
    snowfall.
  • noun a layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground

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noreaster

  • noun a storm blowing from the northeast
    northeaster.

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roughness

  • noun a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
    raggedness.
  • noun the quality of being unpleasant (harsh or rough or grating) to the senses
    harshness.

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tempest

  • noun a violent commotion or disturbance
    storm.
    • the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away
    • it was only a tempest in a teapot
  • noun (literary) a violent wind
    • a tempest swept over the island

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sea_breeze

  • noun a cooling breeze from the sea (during the daytime)

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east_wind

  • noun a wind from the east
    easter; easterly.

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electrical

  • adjective relating to or concerned with electricity
    • an electrical engineer
    • electrical and mechanical engineering industries
  • adjective using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
    electric.
    • electric current
    • electric wiring
    • electrical appliances
    • an electrical storm

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angered

  • adjective satellite marked by extreme anger
    furious; enraged; maddened; infuriated.
    • the enraged bull attached
    • furious about the accident
    • a furious scowl
    • infuriated onlookers charged the police who were beating the boy
    • could not control the maddened crowd
  • verb make angry
    anger.
    • The news angered him

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cutthroat

  • noun someone who murders by cutting the victim's throat
  • adjective satellite ruthless in competition
    fierce; bowelless.
    • cutthroat competition
    • bowelless readiness to take advantage

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provoked

  • adjective satellite incited, especially deliberately, to anger
    aggravated.
    • aggravated by passive resistance
    • the provoked animal attacked the child
  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; elicit; arouse; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy

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calm_air

  • noun wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale
    calm.

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moderate_breeze

  • noun wind moving 13-18 knots; 4 on the Beaufort scale

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convulsive

  • adjective satellite affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm
    spastic; spasmodic.
    • convulsive motions
    • his body made a spasmodic jerk
    • spastic movements
  • adjective satellite resembling a convulsion in being sudden and violent
    • a convulsive rage
    • convulsive laughter

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irascible

  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    quick-tempered; hot-tempered; hotheaded; short-tempered; choleric.
    • a hotheaded commander
  • adjective satellite characterized by anger
    choleric.
    • a choleric outburst
    • an irascible response

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blustery

  • adjective satellite blowing in violent and abrupt bursts
    blusterous; blustering.
    • blustering (or blusterous) winds of Patagonia
    • a cold blustery day
    • a gusty storm with strong sudden rushes of wind
  • adjective satellite noisily domineering; tending to browbeat others
    bullying.

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loggerhead

  • noun a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
    bonehead; shithead; hammerhead; dunce; knucklehead; dunderhead; blockhead; fuckhead; dumbass; lunkhead; numskull; muttonhead.
  • noun very large carnivorous sea turtle; wide-ranging in warm open seas
    loggerhead turtle; Caretta caretta.

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choppiness

  • noun used of the sea during inclement or stormy weather
    rough water; roughness.

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ice_storm

  • noun a storm with freezing rain that leaves everything glazed with ice
    silver storm.

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electric

  • noun a car that is powered by electricity
    electric automobile; electric car.
  • adjective using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
    electrical.
    • electric current
    • electric wiring
    • electrical appliances
    • an electrical storm

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draught

  • noun a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg
    potation; tipple; draft.
    • they served beer on draft
  • noun a large and hurried swallow
    gulp; swig; draft.
    • he finished it at a single gulp

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eater

  • noun someone who consumes food for nourishment
    feeder.
  • noun any green goods that are good to eat
    • these apples are good eaters

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crosswind

  • noun wind blowing across the path of a ship or aircraft

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drift

  • noun a force that moves something along
    impetus; impulsion.
  • noun the gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane)

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billowy

  • adjective satellite characterized by great swelling waves or surges
    surging; billowing.
    • billowy storm clouds
    • the restless billowing sea
    • surging waves

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light_air

  • noun wind moving 1-3 knots; 1 on the Beaufort scale

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drag

  • noun the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
    retarding force.
  • noun something that slows or delays progress
    • taxation is a drag on the economy
    • too many laws are a drag on the use of new land

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fell

  • noun the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
    hide.
  • noun seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges
    felled seam.

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mad

  • adjective satellite roused to anger
    sore; huffy.
    • stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain
    • she gets mad when you wake her up so early
    • mad at his friend
    • sore over a remark
  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    crazy; unhinged; brainsick; demented; disturbed; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad

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sou'wester

  • noun a strong wind from the southwest
    southwester.
  • noun waterproof hat with wide slanting brim longer in back than in front

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cloud-covered

  • adjective satellite filled or abounding with clouds
    overcast; clouded; sunless.

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dust

  • noun fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air
    • the furniture was covered with dust
  • noun the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
    detritus; junk; debris; rubble.

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knock-down-and-drag-out

  • adjective satellite extremely violent
    knockdown-dragout.
    • a knock-down-and-drag-out fight

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thundershower

  • noun a short rainstorm accompanied by thunder and lightning

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wave

  • noun one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
    moving ridge.
  • noun a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
    • a wave of settlers
    • troops advancing in waves

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knockdown-dragout

  • adjective satellite extremely violent
    knock-down-and-drag-out.
    • a knock-down-and-drag-out fight

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collar

  • noun a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
    neckband.
  • noun (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal

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puff_of_air

  • noun a short light gust of air
    puff; whiff.

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gentle

  • verb cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
    gruntle; placate; appease; conciliate; assuage; pacify; mollify; lenify.
    • She managed to mollify the angry customer
  • verb give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
    ennoble; entitle.

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windy

  • adjective satellite abounding in or exposed to the wind or breezes
    blowy; breezy.
    • blowy weather
    • a windy bluff
  • adjective satellite not practical or realizable; speculative
    airy; visionary; impractical; Laputan.
    • airy theories about socioeconomic improvement
    • visionary schemes for getting rich

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katabatic

  • adjective of an air current or wind; moving downward or down a slope because of cooling especially at night
    catabatic.

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sore

  • noun an open skin infection
  • adjective satellite hurting
    raw; sensitive; tender.
    • the tender spot on his jaw

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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overcast

  • noun the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds
    cloud cover; cloudiness.
  • noun gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover
    cloudiness.

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rowdy

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; ruffian; tough; bully; roughneck; hooligan; yob; yobbo.
  • adjective satellite disturbing the public peace; loud and rough
    raucous.
    • a raucous party
    • rowdy teenagers

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southeasterly

  • adjective satellite coming from the southeast
    southeast.
    • southeasterly breezes
  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the southeast
    southeast; southeastern.

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unpeaceable

  • adjective satellite not disposed to peace

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breezy

  • adjective satellite fresh and animated
    • her breezy nature
  • adjective satellite abounding in or exposed to the wind or breezes
    blowy; windy.
    • blowy weather
    • a windy bluff

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tailwind

  • noun wind blowing in the same direction as the path of a ship or aircraft

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breeze

  • noun a slight wind (usually refreshing)
    air; zephyr; gentle wind.
    • the breeze was cooled by the lake
    • as he waited he could feel the air on his neck
  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    picnic; walkover; duck soup; piece of cake; child's play; cinch; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic

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northerly

  • noun a wind that blows from the north
    north wind; boreas; norther.
  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the north
    northern.
    • the northern suburbs
    • going in a northerly direction

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south

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
    due south; S; southward.
  • noun the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line

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firestorm

  • noun a storm in which violent winds are drawn into the column of hot air rising over a severely bombed area
  • noun an outburst of controversy
    • the incident triggered a political firestorm

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thunder

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    roar; roaring; boom.
  • noun a booming or crashing noise caused by air expanding along the path of a bolt of lightning

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furious

  • adjective satellite marked by extreme and violent energy
    fierce; ferocious; savage.
    • a ferocious beating
    • fierce fighting
    • a furious battle
  • adjective satellite marked by extreme anger
    enraged; angered; maddened; infuriated.
    • the enraged bull attached
    • furious about the accident
    • a furious scowl
    • infuriated onlookers charged the police who were beating the boy
    • could not control the maddened crowd

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fresh

  • adjective recently made, produced, or harvested
    • fresh bread
    • a fresh scent
    • fresh lettuce
  • adjective satellite (of a cycle) beginning or occurring again
    • a fresh start
    • fresh ideas

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thundery

  • adjective satellite loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss
    earsplitting; deafening; thunderous.
  • adjective satellite accompanied with thunder

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electrical_storm

  • noun a storm resulting from strong rising air currents; heavy rain or hail along with thunder and lightning
    thunderstorm; electric storm.

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wind

  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    air current; current of air.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere
  • noun a tendency or force that influences events
    • the winds of change

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war-ridden

  • adjective satellite engaged in war
    militant; belligerent; warring.
    • belligerent (or warring) nations

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