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tempest
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
a violent commotion or disturbance — especially a violent storm or emotional outburst
  • A short way on either side of our village the road falls into a frenzy of hard dirt ruts that look like ocean waves frozen solid in the middle of a tempest.
    Book 1 — Genesis (34% in)

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