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storm cloud

noun uk   us  
[C usually singular] a large, dark cloud that brings rain or comes before a storm storm clouds [plural] literary trouble, especially trouble that is going to happen soon: Economic storm clouds are gathering over India. The storm clouds of war seem to be looming over the east.
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