Learning English

Word: Gale

Gale (Noun)

Sentence with Context:

Weather warnings have been issued for parts of the UK as Storm Ciara is forecast to bring strong gales and heavy rain over the weekend.

Source: www.theguardian.com

Universal kicked off with a first look at “Despicable Me 3,” with star Steve Carell provoking gales of laughter at Casar’s Palace as he mercilessly made fun of Chris Melandandri, the founder of Universal’s animation division.

Source: guardian.ng

Meaning: A strong wind; An emotional outburst

Synonyms

Tempest, Blow, Squall, Eruption, Blaze, Flare, Excitement

Antonyms

Breeze, Calm, Respite, Harmony, Passivity, Impassiveness, Implosion

Mnemonic (Memory Aid): How To Remember?

The word “Gale” should remind you of Chris Gayle, the Jamaican Cricketer who plays international cricket for the West Indies  and is known for his aggressive style of batting, often compared to a storm.

Credits: tenor.com

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