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storm-tossed Line breaks: storm-tossed

Definition of storm-tossed in English:


Exposed to or characterized by strong winds and rain: a boat on storm-tossed seas the wet and storm-tossed winter months figurative the storm-tossed politics of recent years
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  • Anne, who loved the sea in all of its many moods, looked out at the storm-tossed harbour longingly.
  • His eyes were a dark, smoldering blue, like the color of a deep, storm-tossed ocean.
  • Think of a captain on a storm-tossed ship, desperate to find land.

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