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Synonyms for tornado
tɔrˈneɪ doʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tornado, twister(noun)

    a localized and violently destructive windstorm occurring over land characterized by a funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground

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  2. crack, crack cocaine, tornado(noun)

    a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted; highly addictive

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tornado(n.)

    storm (of great violence and with a whirling motion), hurricane, whirlwind

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tornado(n)

    hurricane, cyclone, whirlwind

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    tornadoes, twister, hurricane, storm, torpedo, typhoon, whirlwind, cyclone

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How to use tornado in a sentence?

  1. Police Chief Randy Dufrene:

    The weather picked up real hard. We walked to the glass door to take a look, as soon as we got to the door, I could see the top of the tornado going down, crossing the road there. The door started sucking in where we were at.

  2. Peyton Low:

    The tornado was a direct hit, both ends of the building were blown out.

  3. Fort Worth:

    We saw the the tornado drop out of the sky, this was crazy. It completely looks like a can opener opened this truck right in front of me.

  4. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon:

    The Tornado squadrons have proved their worth in the air campaign because of the precision weapons they have and because of the reconnaissance and surveillance that they carry out when they're not striking, the Americans and other allies have particularly valued the contribution of the Tornado and that's why we are continuing the Tornado squadron for another year.

  5. Janice Dean:

    After a tornado is over, stay indoors until it is safe to come out. Check for injured or trapped people without putting yourself in danger.

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