Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cloud that brings or threatens storm.
- adj. Attributive form of storm cloud, noun.
“When the storm-cloud shall break, and the lightning shall play;”
“The driver growled the gearshift into first, then, with an unsettling mechanical belch, and a storm-cloud size puff of black smoke, the 60's model Russian hauler lurched away toward the unimproved path, that led off into the single canopy jungle.”
“Like most of this artist's previous paintings, each is a storm-cloud of washes and lines, with varied flashes of lightning rising from their irregular depths.”
“There's a leak in the lobby of the Long Island City Art Center, where the up-and-coming rapper/hip-hop artist has his recording studio, and the water's followed him, forming a shiny circle around his storm-cloud grey and black sneakers.”
“There are so many reasons, all piled together, that they've become a big blob that's more feeling than justification, and he's got no words for the feeling, so it floats over all his other thoughts like a storm-cloud, complicated and nameless.”
“My grandmother, in her pink Chanel once again, looked like she should be wearing storm-cloud gray.”
“The blue eyes have turned that same storm-cloud gray.”
“His storm-cloud gray eyes portended nothing at the moment.”
“Watching Blue Valentine is like watching myself relive the rosy beginnings and storm-cloud ends of the most important relationships in my life.”
“Beneath it was a wound roughly the size of pie plate, oval in shape, the edges of which were jagged and enflamed, a weeping cavity bored down to his ribs, which I could see glistening a storm-cloud gray in the flickering lamplight.”
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