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  • adj. Attributive form of storm cloud, noun.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cloud that brings or threatens storm.


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  • When the storm-cloud shall break, and the lightning shall play;

    The Storm

  • 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.

    A Whirl of Frenetic Markings and Vestigial Imagery

  • 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.

    Astoria Characters: The Rising Rapper

  • 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.

    As Husbands Go

  • The blue eyes have turned that same storm-cloud gray.

    Devotional Stories for Mothers

  • His storm-cloud gray eyes portended nothing at the moment.

    Haunted Honeymoon

  • Watching Blue Valentine is like watching myself relive the rosy beginnings and storm-cloud ends of the most important relationships in my life.

    Brandon's Sundance Review: Derek Cianfrance's Blue Valentine «

  • 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.

    The Monstrumologist


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