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1. Characterized by violent emotions or actions; tumultuous: a tempestuous relationship.
2. Of, relating to, or resembling a tempest: tempestuous gales.

[Middle English, from Late Latin tempestuōsus, from tempestūs, tempest, variant of tempestās; see tempest.]

tem·pes′tu·ous·ly adv.
tem·pes′tu·ous·ness n.
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(ˈtempist) noun
a violent storm, with very strong winds. A tempest arose and they were drowned at sea.
tempestuous (temˈpestjuəs) adjective
1. (of a person, behaviour etc) violently emotional; passionate. a tempestuous argument/relationship.
2. very stormy; of or like a tempest. tempestuous winds.
temˈpestuously adverb
temˈpestuousness noun
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March left the room with speed, and casting herself upon the be, Jo cried and scolded tempestuously as she told the awful news to Beth and Amy.
Had they been farsighted enough they might have seen, when the stage turned into the side dooryard of the old brick house, a calico yoke rising and falling tempestuously over the beating heart beneath, the red color coming and going in two pale cheeks, and a mist of tears swimming in two brilliant dark eyes.
She handled her subjects agreeably, and they were, perhaps, more worthy of attention than the high discourse upon Guelfs and Ghibellines which was proceeding tempestuously at the other end of the room.
The rain beat strongly against the panes, the wind blew tempestuously: "One lies there," I thought, "who will soon be beyond the war of earthly elements.
Since early morning her blood had been whirling tempestuously within her, and her nerves were agitated by the presentiment of some great crisis.
It is a story that graphically mirrors the struggles of the pioneer churchmen and educationists as they tried to find a footing in tempestuously changing times.
The early to mid-1980s were both an exciting and appalling time to be a graduate student, as Columbia shifted tempestuously from an older model of Renaissance studies that had been led by American New Critics and European historians of ideas, to those new approaches that would reign, at least in the United States, for the next several decades.
When simulation model changes from two-dimensional to three-dimensional, the total number of grids and simulation times increases tempestuously. Considering costs of simulation times, a two-dimensional simulation model of the wind rotor is used in this paper.
In the former "Speisezimmer" (kitchen) is a series of videos that explore relationships with food: Ekici bellydances with a hip belt made of dangling garlic in place of jiggling jewels, and throws 500 apples to practice the tempestuously passionate arm gesture required for Flamenco dancing.
So the city ordered Gilmore, the principle tenant, to share the facility with Valenzuela and Will & Company--which they did, tempestuously. Valenzuela and Gilmore soon started feuding over who would call the shots, with Gilmore claiming that Valenzuela simply wanted him out.