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  1. storm
    IPA[stôrm]
  2. noun

    verb

    • 1. move angrily or forcefully in a specified direction:

      she burst into tears and stormed off he stormed out of the house
      Synonym : stride angrily, stomp, march, charge, stalk, flounce, stamp, fling
    • 2. shout (something) angrily; rage:

      “Don't patronize me!” she stormed
      Synonym : rant, rave, rant and rave, shout, bellow, roar, thunder, rage, explode
    • 3. move forcefully and decisively to a specified position in a game or contest:

      he barged past and stormed to the checkered flag
    • 4. (of troops) suddenly attack and capture (a building or other place) by means of force:

      commandos stormed a hijacked plane early today
      Synonym : attack, charge, rush, conduct an offensive on, make an onslaught on, make a raid/foray/sortie on, descend on, take by storm, attempt to capture
    • 5. (of the weather) be violent, with strong winds and usually rain, thunder, lightning, or snow:

      when it stormed in the day, I shoveled the drive before Harry came home
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: storm, plural noun: storms

    • v.: verb: storm, 3rd person present: storms, gerund or present participle: storming, past tense: stormed, past participle: stormed

    • noun

      a violent disturbance of the atmosphere with strong winds and usually rain, thunder, lightning, or snow.

      an intense low-pressure weather system; a cyclone.

    • verb

      move angrily or forcefully in a specified direction:

      shout (something) angrily; rage:

    • noun

      the sudden forceful attack and capture of a building or other place by troops:
    • adjective

      (of a performance, especially in sports or music) outstandingly vigorous or impressive:
    • noun

      the sudden forceful attack and capture of a building or other place by troops:
    • adjective

      (of a performance, especially in sport or music) outstandingly vigorous or impressive:

      excellent:

    • noun

      a soldier trained specially for carrying out a sudden assault:

      a member of the Nazi political militia:

    • plural

      another term for shock troops

      the Nazi political militia.

    • noun

      the point to which the wind blows spirally inward in a cyclonic storm.

      the central point around which controversy or trouble happens.

    • noun

      a particularly violent storm arising from a rare combination of adverse meteorological factors.

      a particularly bad or critical state of affairs, arising from a number of negative and unpredictable factors:

    • noun

      a heavy, dark rain cloud:

      used in reference to a threatening or ominous state of affairs:

    • noun

      short for thunderstorm
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