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tempest
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Gone with the Wind
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  • He had only to say: "Sugar, if I were you, I wouldn’t—" and the tempest would break.
  • "Fiddle-dee-dee, Melly, what a tempest you make in a teapot," said Scarlett grudgingly, but she did not throw off the hand that stole around her waist.
  • "I consider this whole affair a tempest in a teapot," said Scarlett coldly, rattling her papers to indicate that as far as she was concerned the discussion was finished.

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  • a tempest swept over the island
  • Shakespeare’s The Tempest features a storm created by the character, Prospero.

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