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storm

 [storm]
an outburst; a temporary and sudden increase in symptoms.
thyroid storm (thyrotoxic storm) thyroid crisis.

storm

(stōrm),
An exacerbation of symptoms or a crisis in the course of a disease.

storm

(storm) a sudden and temporary increase in symptoms.
thyroid storm , thyrotoxic storm see under crisis.
Adverse weather with a wind speed of 48 to 55 knots/hour, 55 to 63 mph, and 89 to 102 km/hour

storm

(stōrm)
An exacerbation of symptoms or a crisis in the course of a disease.

storm

A sudden worsening of the symptoms and other features of a disease. Used more often in the adjectival form ‘stormy’ or as the metaphor ‘stormy passage’.

storm

(stōrm)
An exacerbation of symptoms or a crisis in the course of a disease.
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Yet Dorothy felt a sort of joyous excitement in defying the storm, and while she held fast to the railing she peered around through the gloom and thought she saw the dim form of a man clinging to a mast not far away from her.
Dorothy decided she must go to him; so she made a dash forward, during a lull in the storm, to where a big square chicken-coop had been lashed to the deck with ropes.
From the point the shore curved away, more and more to the south and west, until at last it disclosed a cove within the cove, a little land-locked harbour, the water level as a pond, broken only by tiny ripples where vagrant breaths and wisps of the storm hurtled down from over the frowning wall of rock that backed the beach a hundred feet inshore.
Already the sudden storm is passing,and its fierceness is abating.
I shall send, in time for your next issue, further details of the derelict ship which found her way so miraculously into harbour in the storm.
Flushing explained that they had been on the roof watching the storm.
We worked on; but the water increasing in the hold, it was apparent that the ship would founder; and though the storm began to abate a little, yet it was not possible she could swim till we might run into any port; so the master continued firing guns for help; and a light ship, who had rid it out just ahead of us, ventured a boat out to help us.
I say splashed, for the storm water was sweeping the sand down the hill in a muddy torrent.
It was bitterly cold, for the fierce gusts of the storm which swept round the turret drove in through every unimpeded way, whistling at the sharp corners and singing round the trembling flagstaff.
Storm or no storm, the second knock came--and then, and not till then, the sage appeared, with the dish of untasted "collops" in his hand.
I but came to ask the indulgence of another day since it would be fool-hardy to attempt to navigate a ship in such a storm.
The stage scenery was ruined, trap-doors were so swollen that they wouldn't work for a week afterward, the fine costumes were spoiled, and no end of minor damages were done by that remarkable storm.