storm-tossed


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storm-tossed

adj
(Environmental Science) thrown up and down or side to side by a storm
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Adj.1.storm-tossed - pounded or hit repeatedly by storms or adversities
troubled - characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; "troubled areas"; "fell into a troubled sleep"; "a troubled expression"; "troubled teenagers"
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storm-tossed

[ˈstɔːmtɒst] ADJsacudido por la tempestad
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The storm-tossed sea of European history had subsided within its shores and seemed to have become calm.
Some hours after midnight, the Typhoon abated so much, that through the strenuous exertions of Starbuck and Stubb --one engaged forward and the other aft --the shivered remnants of the jib and fore and main-top-sails were cut adrift from the spars, and went eddying away to leeward, like the feathers of an albatross, which sometimes are cast to the winds when that storm-tossed bird is on the wing.
He raised the hatch of his storm-tossed vessel and made the inquiry that cabbies do make in the park.
Here and there a fishing boat, with a rag of sail, running madly for shelter before the blast, now and again the white wings of a storm-tossed seabird.
It seemed odd to realize that just a few miles away winter lay upon the storm-tossed ocean, and that snow might be falling all about Caprona; but no snow could ever penetrate the damp, hot atmosphere of the great crater.
The wind had risen to the proportions of a gale so that even the greatest giants of the forest swayed, groaning, to its force and the branch upon which the two faced each other rose and fell like the deck of a storm-tossed ship.
After a month of maddening worry, ending in an unexpected catastrophe, the storm-tossed spirit of Mr Verloc longed for repose.
Theoretically, the black hole's violent gravitational effects, coupled with the high-powered radiation pumped out by nearby massive stars, should make star formation here about as easy as cooking a perfect omelet on a storm-tossed dinghy.
But all signs suggest that New Jerseyans cannot wait to see the door slam shut behind him when he leaves office on Tuesday after eight storm-tossed, aspersion-fuelled years.
Hailing from Calbayog City in storm-tossed Samar in Eastern Visayas, Isidro (born 1943) should know whereof he speaks.
Absolute writing perfection, likewise the classic description of one of my own football heroes, Everton's 1960s Golden Vision Alex Young: "Not for him the storm-tossed battles of brawn and ill-will, yet he brought a fluency, grace and charm to football.
Storm-tossed Scots are missing out on their Christmas lights celebrations thanks to a weekend of rotten weather.