Definition of Tempest-tost

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




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tempest-tost

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

Literary usage of Tempest-tost

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1. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1874)
"It is His office to bring rebellious sinners to their King ; it is His loving work to give tlie hope, which is the sheet- anchor of a tempest-tost soul ..."

2. Reminiscences of the Last Sixty-five Years: Commencing with the Battle of by Ebenezer Smith Thomas (1840)
"... without helm or compass, until, tempest tost, we should be stranded upon the shores of" that undiscovered country, from whose bourne no traveller ..."

3. 'It is I'; or, The voice of Jesus in the storm by Christopher Newman Hall, Newman Hall (1849)
"Though never shipwrecked, they were all tempest tost. The elder brother himself did not escape! He was made like to his brethren,—in all points tempted as ..."

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