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 for storm-tossed, tempest-tossed, tempest-tost, tempest-swept
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  battered \battered\ adj.
     1. In deplorable condition; as, the battered old Ford station
     Syn: beat-up, beaten-up, bedraggled, broken-down,
          dilapidated, ramshackle, tumble-down, unsound.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     2. Hit or pounded repeatedly and violently with heavy blows;
        as, a battered old car; antomyn of unbattered. [Narrower
        terms: buffeted; storm-tossed, tempest-tossed,
        tempest-tost, tempest-swept]
        [WordNet 1.5]
     3. Damaged especially by hard usage. his battered old hat
        [WordNet 1.5]
     4. beaten repeatedly; -- of people; as, a battered child; the
        battered woman syndrome; a battered wife.
     Syn: beaten.
          [WordNet 1.5]

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