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Synonyms for tornado
tɔrˈneɪ doʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tornado, twisternoun

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

    crack cocaine, crack, twister, cruller

  2. crack, crack cocaine, tornadonoun

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

    go, cracking, fracture, whirl, fling, sally, crack, fissure, wisecrack, twister, quip, pass, cleft, offer, snap, crevice, chap, scissure, cranny, gap, crack cocaine, shot

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  1. tornadonoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tornadonoun

    hurricane, cyclone, whirlwind

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "tornado":

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

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  1. David Roth:

    It was exactly one tornado that hit at 9:02 p.m., we also saw golfball- and baseball-sized hail in some areas and a narrow swath of north Dallas that got between 1 to 3 inches of rain.

  2. Kathy Carson:

    People are not going to sit in that thing for six hours during a (tornado) watch, and by the time a warning is out, its too late, i think the answer is in-home shelters.

  3. Brandon Miller:

    Sometimes, it may appear that a storm is in a perfect environment for a tornado to form, yet it never does. Conversely, tornadoes frequently form in marginal environments where it seems like one or more' ingredients' to storm formation is missing or lacking.

  4. Nikki Wims:

    It was like the whole storm that was 70 miles across was a tornado. The whole thing, and it just hammered and hammered and hammered.

  5. Manatee County spokesman Nick Azzara:

    That is believed to be where the tornado touched down and lifted a trailer. That's where the family was where the fatalities are.

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