stormful

stormful

(ˈstɔːmfʊl)
adj
(Physical Geography) having many storms; stormy
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Moses Colt Tyler argues that these plays forcefully reproduce the "ideas, the passions, the motives, and the moods of that stormful time in our history with a frankness, a liveliness, and an unshrinking realism not approached by any other species of Revolutionary literature" (II: 188), while Norman Philbrick underlines the immediacy of these plays and the fact that they occupy a "unique place in the propaganda war of the American revolution" (2).
They've been over-hyped - described in one magazine as the greatest new band in Britain after their first single - but these saucy leather-clad Londoners kick up a stormful of scuzzy foul-mouthed firecrackers.
The humble, natural elements described in Collins's lines--"quaggy moss" and the "stormful day" foretold by the seers--suddenly give way to the Grand Style in Mackenzie's hand.