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    Post clouds rolled in

    Consider the text below.

    I was getting tired and cranky. But the Adirondack shelter was not to be found. The skies were growing dark, and clouds rolled in. I began to panic.

    If you say that the clouds are rolling in, do you mean that they are moving fast too?

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    Re: clouds rolled in

    Hello Dil.,

    The clouds are moving at moderate to high speed; not, at any rate, at a lazy pace. But when clouds "roll in", there is also an implication that they are large cumulus or nimbo-cumulus i.e. not dainty little things.

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