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- adj. Battered, especially by strong wind.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of buffet.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. struck repeatedly; -- used especially of impact from winds, and sometimes metaphorically.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. pounded or hit repeatedly by storms or adversities
CHICAGO — Strong wind and torrential rain buffeted the Midwest Tuesday as forecasters predicted the giant storm could be the most powerful to hit Illinois in over seven decades.
CHICAGO mdash; Strong wind and torrential rain buffeted the Midwest Tuesday as forecasters predicted the giant storm could be the most powerful to hit Illinois ...
On occasions, our plane would be buffeted from the turbulence caused by the planes ahead of us.
That still leaves BYD's shares down 22% this year, the stock "buffeted" by signs of sluggish sales for its conventional gas-fueled cars.
Perhaps Charles was right, for surely Paul was single-hearted in his hope of walking straight to his one home, Heaven, and he had been doing no other than bearing his cross, when he so patiently took the being 'buffeted' when he did well, and faithfully served his froward master.
So Paul's master before him was "buffeted" as a slave, when about to die a slave's death (Mt
“It looks like GEO600 is being buffeted by the microscopic quantum convulsions of space-time,” says Hogan.
Watch as I'm buffeted by the ill winds blown by the likes of Newt Gingrich, Mike Huckabee and Monica Crowley.
Meanwhile, Montclair's leaders are buffeted by the wishes of affluent residents who favor upscale projects and the opposite wishes of less-affluent residents who can't afford property-tax hikes because they're unemployed, underemployed, wage-frozen, wage-cut, or retired.
The state is already known for poor governance, and the citizens are being buffeted by budget cuts while the businesses are buffeted by the immigration positions Brewer has taken.