Definition of Tempest-swept

1. Adjective. Pounded or hit repeatedly by storms or adversities.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tempest-swept

temperature sensitive mutation
temperature spot
temperature unit
temperatures
temperaunce
tempered
temperer
temperers
tempering
temperment
temperments
tempero-mandibular joint
tempero-mandibular joint syndrome
tempers
tempest
tempest-swept (current term)
tempest-tossed
tempest-tost
tempest in a teapot
tempested
tempesting
tempestite
tempestites
tempestivities
tempestivity
tempests
tempests in teapots
tempestuous
tempestuously
tempestuousness

Literary usage of Tempest-swept

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Imaginary Conversations by Walter Savage Landor (1883)
"Yet has the tempest swept them off, And the oppressed with bitter scoff Their silent marble trod. To swell their pride, to quei^h their ire, Did venerable ..."

2. Royal Windsor by William Hepworth Dixon (1879)
"One tempest swept them out; another tempest swept them back. King Baliol fled across the border hills, and David, after seizing most of his strong places, ..."

3. Royal Windsor by William Hepworth Dixon (1879)
"Not until Edward was engaged in his war with France were David and Joanna able to return. One tempest swept them out; another tempest swept them back ..."

4. Royal Windsor by William Hepworth Dixon (1879)
"One tempest swept them out; another tempest swept them back. King Baliol fled across the border hills, and David, after seizing most of his strong places, ..."

5. Graham's Magazine by Graham, George R, Edgar Allan Poe, John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1848)
"Down upon him, in a deluge, rushed the cold November rain ; Bjt the wind about him whistled, and the tempest swept in vain. What to him was wind or tempest, ..."

6. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1896)
"On December 13 a furious tempest swept over the house, shaking it to its very foundations, and carrying away windows, doors, and roof. ..."

7. Imaginary Conversations by Walter Savage Landor (1883)
"Yet has the tempest swept them off, And the oppressed with bitter scoff Their silent marble trod. To swell their pride, to quei^h their ire, Did venerable ..."

8. Royal Windsor by William Hepworth Dixon (1879)
"One tempest swept them out; another tempest swept them back. King Baliol fled across the border hills, and David, after seizing most of his strong places, ..."

9. Royal Windsor by William Hepworth Dixon (1879)
"Not until Edward was engaged in his war with France were David and Joanna able to return. One tempest swept them out; another tempest swept them back ..."

10. Royal Windsor by William Hepworth Dixon (1879)
"One tempest swept them out; another tempest swept them back. King Baliol fled across the border hills, and David, after seizing most of his strong places, ..."

11. Graham's Magazine by Graham, George R, Edgar Allan Poe, John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1848)
"Down upon him, in a deluge, rushed the cold November rain ; Bjt the wind about him whistled, and the tempest swept in vain. What to him was wind or tempest, ..."

12. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1896)
"On December 13 a furious tempest swept over the house, shaking it to its very foundations, and carrying away windows, doors, and roof. ..."

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