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tempest
American English: /ˈtɛmpəst/
British English: /ˈtɛmpɪst/

Translation of tempest in Spanish:

noun

  • [literary] a tempest in a teapot (US)
    Example sentences
    • Abruptly following, a hoard of men appeared on the ridge, and with a howl like a raging tempest, chaos erupted.
    • The first thing I noticed as we approached the front door was that outside seemed to be caught up in a violent tempest.
    • Calm seas and easy winds do not test a ship's worthiness, but it is the tempest and the hurricane that show her true metal.
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