HURRICANE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of HURRICANE
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hurricane
 n.  a violent wind that has a circular movement, especially in the West Atlantic Ocean
Classic Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  The hurricane lamp hung on a nail.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
2  He shut the door, and lit a tiny light in the hanging hurricane lamp.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
3  He walked just before her in the narrow path, swinging the hurricane lamp low, revealing the wet grass, the black shiny tree-roots like snakes, wan flowers.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
4  Anne, judging from her own temperament, would have deemed such a domestic hurricane a bad restorative of the nerves, which Louisa's illness must have so greatly shaken.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 14
5  "It has been pouring rain and blowing a hurricane ever since," said he.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
6  Geometry is deceptive; the hurricane alone is trustworthy.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—THE QUID OBSCURUM OF BATTLES
7  It was no longer a hand-to-hand conflict; it was a shadow, a fury, a dizzy transport of souls and courage, a hurricane of lightning swords.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE PLATEAU OF MONT-SAINT-JEAN
8  She howled as the hurricane howled; and her voice was lost in the great voice of nature, which also seemed to groan with despair.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 58 ESCAPE
9  Despite the weight of two bodies, the blast of the hurricane shook them in the air.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 58 ESCAPE
10  The storm increased, the flashes succeeded one another more rapidly, the thunder began to growl, and the wind, the precursor of a hurricane, whistled in the plumes and the hair of the horsemen.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 65 TRIAL
11  He let go the helm, and the force of the hurricane was so great that it broke the mast half way up, and both sail and yard went over into the sea.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK V
12  Then Jove raised the North wind against us till it blew a hurricane, so that land and sky were hidden in thick clouds, and night sprang forth out of the heavens.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK IX
13  We fought the whole of the livelong day, nor should we ever have left off if Jove had not sent a hurricane to stay us.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIV
14  And now a drenching rain poured down and the rising hurricane drove it in sheets along the ground.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
15  Then the youth galloped thither with his iron soldiers, broke like a hurricane over the enemy, and beat down all who opposed him.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In IRON HANS
Example Sentence:
1  After a hurricane comes a rainbow.
2  Rescue teams worked desperately to restore utilities in the area shattered by the hurricane.
3  It will be many years before anyone can predict a hurricane's behavior with much accuracy.
4  The hurricane left a trail of destruction behind it.
5  They managed to batten down the shutters and doors before the hurricane hit.
6  The hurricane demage was assessed at three million dollars.
7  The hurricane devastated a large section of the coast.
8  There's speculation that increased hurricane activity is related to global warming: two scientific papers this year have linked their intensity to climate change.
9  The most important thing about when a typhoon is approaching, it's a lot like when a hurricane is approaching in the U.S.
10  His mentor is William Gray, who has been studying hurricanes for more than 50 years and produced forecasts for 26.