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- n. The characteristic of being tempestuous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or character of being tempestuous; storminess; turbulence.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a state of wild storminess
- n. a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
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Crist would have watched in futility as his chances for Senate retirement would have disintegrated in the cauldron of primary day tempestuousness.
But for all his past tempestuousness, Mr. Adams maintained a relative air of poise and calm leading up to "Ashes & Fire," a new album that returns him to what he does best.
This tranquility seemed at odds with what we had heard of the chef/owner Paul Liebrandt, who has developed a reputation for tempestuousness.
RICHMOND -- In the past year Joe Gibbs has dealt with a veteran athlete's reconstructive surgery, a coveted free agent's bouts of brilliance and tempestuousness, and a gifted rookie's coming of age.
In my youth I knew already the mean cuts of Lear and what it is to be divorced of all men alone in the tempestuousness of justified madness, that has true cause.
And when she left, she took away my opportunity to duck my own anger, my self-loathing, my sadness, all the counterparts inside me to her tempestuousness.
His tempestuousness has girded him in high-stakes confrontations, especially against Republican conservatives who regard his occasionally moderate stances as proof that he has sold them out.
Géricault learned from Caravaggio all about chiaroscuro, and then went on to discover by himself a way of depicting human life and death in a painting that contains both natural tempestuousness and compositional calm.
I think it was a remarkable situation that actually ended up pretty darn good given the tempestuousness of the times.
The bystanders were moved according to their temperaments and religious views, but all were touched by the tempestuousness of
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