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stormy

adjective  us   /ˈstɔr·mi/

stormy adjective (HAVING VIOLENT WEATHER)

relating to or affected by a storm: I remember one stormy afternoon when Marcelle and I were kept indoors by the weather. fig. The new president’s promise of dramatic change has already run into some stormy weather (= difficult problems) on Capitol Hill.

stormy adjective (FULL OF STRONG FEELING)

full of difficulties or fights: He is best remembered for his stormy marriage to actress Bette Davis.
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