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tempestuous

tem·pes·tu·ous

tempestuous

 
pronunciation:
tem pes chu s
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: characterized by disturbance or commotion; stormy; turbulent.
Their tempestuous relationship ended with a particularly bitter dispute over money.
antonyms:
calm, peaceful, placid, quiet
similar words:
boisterous, stormy, temperamental, turbulent, wild
definition 2: relating to or characterized by tempests.
antonyms:
calm
similar words:
stormy
derivations: tempestuously (adv.), tempestuousness (n.)
Word Parts
The word tempestuous contains the following part:
temp1, tempor Latin root that means time
synonyms:
chron, chrono