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.
  • On the left the prince's men could not load their pieces, their powder being ruined by the tempestuous rain.
  • 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.
  • But the scheme was wrecked by the premature death of the bride, who expired by the way, while being brought over from Norway to her own kingdom, owing to privations and fatigue suffered on a tempestuous voyage.