Sentence Examples


  • The tempestuous politics of the war and reconstruction period suited his aggressive nature and constructive talent.
  • The tempestuous weather, moreover, created serious damage at most of the landing-places, where solidly constructed jetties were in some instances completely demolished by the seas.
  • The queen found relief in the quiet and respectful demeanour of her attendant, and gradually came to prefer her society to that of the termagant and tempestuous duchess.
  • On the left the prince's men could not load their pieces, their powder being ruined by the tempestuous rain.
  • This part of the coast, subject alike to strong westerly and southeasterly winds, is often tempestuous, as is witnessed by the name, corruption of a Hottentot word meaning dry, arid.