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Definition 1: an outburst of controversy - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where firestorm or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the incident triggered a political firestorm

(firestorm is a kind of ...) a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement

"they were involved in a violent argument"

Definition 2: a storm in which violent winds are drawn into the column of hot air rising over a severely bombed area - [noun denoting phenomenon]

(firestorm is a kind of ...) a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning

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