- "Yet the tides' of war do not wait, and General Lee had come to the capital to try and shape their future course." - [http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN0618485384&id=nSnw3YPGN-0C&pg=PA1&lpg=PA1&dq=%22tides+of+war%22&sig=hL4OXMUcIxma5nAXSP7YuJaEQsQ] '''Stephen W Sears''', 2004, ' Gettysburg
* sunami (nonstandard)
A very large and destructive wave, generally caused by a tremendous disturbance in the ocean, such as an undersea earthquake or volcanic eruption.
* tidal wave (usage conflict)
* natural disaster
* tidal wave