Definition of "sandstorm" []

  • A strong wind carrying clouds of sand and dust through the air. (noun)

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Use "sandstorm" in a sentence
  • "Some said the archimandrite had fled, though others said she had been captured by Mishra, and still others said the sandstorm was her doing, as the banishing of the dragon engines had been"
  • "Some said the archimandrite had fled, though others said she had been captured by Mishra, and still others said the sandstorm was her doing, as the banishing of the dragon engines had been Hurkyl's."
  • "Call felt sick with worry — the sandstorm was the worst possible luck, for it slowed down the herd and sapped the animals 'strength just when they needed all they had just to reach the water."