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Main Entry: 1storm
Pronunciation: primarystressstodot(schwa)rm
Function: noun
1 a : a disturbance of the atmosphere accompanied by wind and usually by rain, snow, hail, sleet, or thunder and lightning b : a heavy fall of rain, snow, or hail c : a serious disturbance of any element of nature
2 : a disturbed state : a sudden or violent commotion
3 : a heavy discharge of objects <fired a storm of arrows at the castle>
4 : a violent outburst <a storm of protest>
5 : a violent attack on a defended position
- by storm : by or as if by using a bold swift direct movement especially with the intent of defeating or winning over quickly <took the fashion world by storm>
- up a storm : in a remarkable or energetic fashion <dancing up a storm>

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