What does the word tempest mean?

Usage examples for tempest

  1. I half wish you was Tempest for a spell, so I could storm at you; but as it is Sunshine, I can't even feel mad." – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  2. After the wild tempest, a peace had come. – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  3. The storm is the tempest of life, the whirl of the elements of matter in their battle with the spirit. – The-Light-of-Egypt-or-the-science-of-the-soul-and-the-stars-Volume-2 by Burgoyne, Thomas H.