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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.
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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With only a couple of fishing boats on the lake and the beach nearly empty, Saturday was the lull before the storm at Loon Lake.
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It calls to mind the lull before the storm, the peace before the War.
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