Definition of "tempest-tost" [tempest-tost]

  • (adjective) pounded or hit repeatedly by storms or adversities

Use "tempest-tost" in a sentence

  • "Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"
  • "Let's take a gander at the homeless, tempest-tost who landed on our levee-depleted shores:"
  • "Emma Lazarus's Statue of Liberty sonnet famously welcomes "homeless, tempest-tost" newcomers, while Jimmy Santiago Baca tallies harsh realities that sometimes follow that greeting."

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