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tempest

  
1    cyclone, gale, hurricane, squall, storm, tornado, typhoon  
2    commotion, disturbance, ferment, furore, storm, tumult, upheaval, uproar  
  
Antonyms     
  
2    calm, peace, quiet, serenity, stillness, tranquillity  
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tempest

  
  ( tempests    plural  )
1       n-count   A tempest is a very violent storm.  
LITERARY  
2       n-count   You can refer to a situation in which people are very angry or excited as a tempest.  
LITERARY   usu with supp   (=storm)  
I hadn't foreseen the tempest my request would cause...     
    a tempest in a teapot  
    teapot  

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