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Word: gale

Definition: windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter


Sentences Containing 'gale'

"Aurora" was blown from her moorings during a gale and was unable to return, leaving the shore party marooned without proper supplies or equipment.
"Ni-co-mi" had been the consort of the American surgeon John Gale, who had been stationed at Fort Atkinson.
"The gale that now hammers at us to stave us, we can turn it into a fair wind that will drive us towards home.
A great proportion of architectural ornaments are literally hollow, and a September gale would strip them off, like borrowed plumes, without injury to the substantials.
After consultation with his superiors, Browning agreed to the request and ordered Gale to begin planning for the operation.
Also featured in the cast were Oscar Levant, Billie Burke, Jacques François and Gale Robbins.
At the time the weather was rainy, with winds from strong breeze to near gale and waves.
Babbit Hill has an elevation of . The Ammonoosuc and Gale rivers flow through the town.
Ball then decided that her fifth season would be her last. A final episode was filmed with Gale Gordon without a studio audience.
But all in vain; the indignant gale howls louder; then, with one hand raised invokingly to God, with the other they not unreluctantly lay hold of Jonah.
Despite both aircraft being damaged in a gale at Bourke in northern New South Wales while returning to base, the expedition was considered a success.
Despite severe damage and a rising gale, the ship was towed 450 miles back to Alexandria for repairs.
For during the violence of the gale, he had only steered according to its vicissitudes.
For some days we had very little wind; it was not till the nineteenth that a brisk gale from the northwest sprang up.
Ghetto Music is the debut album by American trumpeter Eddie Gale recorded in 1968 and released on the Blue Note label.
He also encounters Gale "King" Raregroove, the king of the Raregroove Kingdom and leader of Demon Card. On the Tower of Din, Haru reunites with his absent father Gale Glory to defeat King and end Demon Card. Although they win, Gale sacrifices himself to save his son from Din's destruction.
He quite laughed when I asked him the question, and said there was no fear; no man in his senses, or out of them, would put off in such a gale of wind, least of all Ham Peggotty, who had been born to seafaring.
His family then moved to the community of Whitehorn where he attended Chief Justice Milvain School and Annie Gale Junior High School.
how bitterly will burst those straps in the first howling gale, when thou art driven, straps, buttons, and all, down the throat of the tempest.
I feel strained, half stranded, as ropes that tow dismasted frigates in a gale; and I may look so.
I've lowered for whales from a leaking ship in a gale off Cape Horn."
In 2006 she served as acting Secretary of the Interior between the administrations of Gale Norton and Dirk Kempthorne.
In 2011, KCLS won the Gale/Library Journal "Library of the Year" award. Facilities.
In a severe gale like this, while the ship is but a tossed shuttlecock to the blast, it is by no means uncommon to see the needles in the compasses, at intervals, go round and round.
In each episode he is visited by his daughter Rachel (Mariah Gale), who writes about the countries that he claims to have visited.
In January 1867, the "Courier de Dieppe" was spotted floundering in a gale off Dymchurch, with the crew clinging to the rigging and one by one dropping off into the sea.
In tempestuous times like these, after everything above and aloft has been secured, nothing more can be done but passively to await the issue of the gale.
Inigo moved ashore on Australia as a weak tropical cyclone, though several locations reported winds of near gale force.
Instead of a scuttle or a blind blown off in the gale a pine tree snapped off or torn up by the roots behind your house for fuel.
It is my strong impression that I heard it, and yet, among the crash of the gale and the creaking of an old house, I may possibly have been deceived."
It was during a prolonged gale, in waters hard upon the Antarctic seas.
It was supposed the schooner was capsized at sea during a heavy gale with the loss of all six crew members.
Later because of this fire damage and gale force winds, the Leaning Giant fell to the ground.
One of his more oddball roles included the role of Gale Sondergaard's fly-swallowing nephew in "The Spider Woman".
Over the following few days, the system gradually weakened, with sustained winds decreasing below gale-force by January 5.
She brought her daughter Mary Gale to the marriage.
Suddenly, amid all the hubbub of the gale, there burst forth the wild scream of a terrified woman.
The movie also stars Ronald Reagan and Gale Page.
The museum was envisioned by Lulu Gale who moved to Williams, California in 1962.
The Seguleh champion mentioned in "Reaper's Gale" was found in the city of Gallows by the Tiste Edur.
These deposits at Anavik are now dried out and any potential evidence has been lost. The larvae feed on "Myrica gale", "Vaccinium", Birch, Willow and other herbaceous plants.
This culminated in her best known series role, playing second banana to Gale Storm on CBS's "The Gale Storm Show" () (also known as "Oh, Susannah") in the role of Elvira Nugent ("Nugie"), the shipboard beautician.
This wind can reach gale, storm, and hurricane force.
thought Starbuck with a shudder, sleeping in this gale, still thou steadfastly eyest thy purpose.
Up to this time a gale had been blowing almost directly on shore, and had it continued it is doubtful if many of the fleet could have survived.
What would become known as 'The Great Gale of 1824' added further demand from local Portland people for a more reliable link to the mainland.
When it was closed in 1827 and he was reassigned, Gale left "Ni-co-mi" and Mary behind.
Winds approaching gale force affected several islands.
Woe to him who seeks to pour oil upon the waters when God has brewed them into a gale!
`I think you're right,'answered he,`we shall have a gale.'
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