toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

tempest
used in War and Peace

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
a violent commotion or disturbance — especially a violent storm or emotional outburst
  • The count, pipe in hand, was pacing up and down the room, when Natasha, her face distorted by anger, burst in like a tempest and approached her mother with rapid steps.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (38% in)

There are no more uses of "tempest" in War and Peace.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®