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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tem·pes·tu·ous /tɛmˈpɛsʧəwəs, ˈpɛʃ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tem·pes·tu·ous a.  Of or pertaining to a tempest; involving or resembling a tempest; turbulent; violent; stormy; as, tempestuous weather; a tempestuous night; a tempestuous debate. -- Tem*pes*tu*ous*ly, adv. -- Tem*pes*tu*ous*ness, n.
 They saw the Hebrew leader,
 Waiting, and clutching his tempestuous beard.   --Longfellow.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : (of the elements) as if showing violent anger; "angry clouds
            on the horizon"; "furious winds"; "the raging sea"
            [syn: angry, furious, raging, wild]