TORNADO in a Sentence

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 n.  a dangerous storm which is a spinning cone of wind that destroys anything in its path
Classic Sentence:
1  A black thunder-shower was followed by a dust storm which turned the sky yellow with the hint of a coming tornado.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
2  Only the infidel sharks in the audacious seas may give ear to such words, when, with tornado brow, and eyes of red murder, and foam-glued lips, Ahab leaped after his prey.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
3  Sideways leaning, we sideways darted; every ropeyarn tingling like a wire; the two tall masts buckling like Indian canes in land tornadoes.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.
4  Skies the most effulgent but basket the deadliest thunders: gorgeous Cuba knows tornadoes that never swept tame northern lands.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
5  No wonder there had been some among the hunters who namelessly transported and allured by all this serenity, had ventured to assail it; but had fatally found that quietude but the vesture of tornadoes.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 133. The Chase—First Day.
Example Sentence:
1  The tornado itself is the thin tube reaching from the cloud to the ground.
2  A tornado leveled the entire business district.