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squall

noun [C] (STRONG WIND)    /skwɔːl/ US  /skwɑːl/
a sudden strong wind or short storm: Violent squalls signalled the approach of the hurricane.Wind and windsStormy weatherStormy weatherWind and winds squally     /ˈskwɔː.li/ US  /ˈskwɑː-/ adjective Wind and windsStormy weatherStormy weatherWind and winds
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