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Synonyms of storm in English:


  • 1 the severe storms that battered Orkney earlier this year
  • 2 he's at the centre of a drugs storm in Germany
    controversy, scandal, argument, fracas, fight, war of words
    informal to-do, hoo-ha, rumpus, hullabaloo, ballyhoo, ructions, stink
    British informal row
  • 3 the decision provoked a storm of protest
    outburst, outbreak, explosion, eruption, outpouring, surge, upsurge, avalanche, torrent, flood, deluge;
  • 4 a storm of bullets
  • 5 an attempt at a storm on the castle was beaten back by defenders
    archaic onset
  • verb

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  • 1 she snatched up her coat and stormed out of the kitchen
    stride angrily, stomp, march, charge, stalk, flounce, stamp, fling
  • 2 police stormed the building
    attack, charge, rush, conduct an offensive on, make an onslaught on, make a raid/foray/sortie on, descend on, take by storm, attempt to capture
  • 3 his mother stormed at him and ordered him to go to bed
    rant, rave, rant and rave, shout, bellow, roar, thunder, rage, explode
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