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Synonyms for blow

gust

exhale

unblock

blast

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blow over

blow someone away: open fire on

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blow something out

blow something up: explode

blow something up: inflate

blow something up: exaggerate

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blow up: lose your temper

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blow your top

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to be in a state of motion, as air

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to breathe hard

to come open or fly apart suddenly and violently, as from internal pressure

to release or cause to release energy suddenly and violently, especially with a loud noise

to talk with excessive pride

to spend (money) excessively and usually foolishly

to pay for the food, drink, or entertainment of (another)

blow in: to come to a particular place

a natural movement or current of air

something that jars the mind or emotions

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an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes

an unpleasant or disappointing surprise

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forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth

be blowing or storming

free of obstruction by blowing air through

be in motion due to some air or water current

make a sound as if blown

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shape by blowing

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spend thoughtlessly

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spend lavishly or wastefully on

sound by having air expelled through a tube

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play or sound a wind instrument

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provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation

cause air to go in, on, or through

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cause to move by means of an air current

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spout moist air from the blowhole

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leave

lay eggs

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allow to regain its breath

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melt, break, or become otherwise unusable

burst suddenly

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Granted the Government has tried to cushion the blow with council tax benefit and the threat to cap the most extravagant local authorities.
We want to continue to cushion the blow where we can by using our reserves strategically,'' said Superintendent Jim Brown.
One result has been that an English mother saw her son badly injured before the War Office could cushion the blow.
INVESTORS who missed out on the abandoned William Hill flotationhave been set a Spring Double poser to cushion the blow of having theirshare opportunity snatched away, writes Howard Wright.
It's now SIX red cards this season - the same number of points they have, and also goals scored Ex-UCD man Gary Dicker was released by Brighton after four years - but Leyton Orient are poised to swoop and cushion the blow Dundalk had little to cheer about on Saturday when their game with Sligo was rained off - a 354km, fiveand-a-half hour round trip
A Junior ISA is the perfect way to provide a comfortable pot to help cushion the blow.
Mr Tudor acknowledged that the withdrawal of a Ryanair jet will inevitably reduce frequency on some of its remaining routes, but said Easyjet's decision to base an extra plane at JLA, taking its commitment to nine, will help cushion the blow.
Being forewarned of the industry's intention to significantly increase fuel bills will be of no comfort to the public, but it does give the Government an opportunity to take pre-emptive action to cushion the blow.
Even the possible return of three of his injured forwards has done little to cushion the blow for the Australian coach.
We would hope that this rate cut and any subsequent ones will help cushion the blow that he anticipates.
The FSB believes that part-time post offices, opening two or three days a week, could be a good way to cushion the blow of the planned closure programme.
But a support team has been set up by Bridgend council to help cushion the blow at the plant.
The union wanted revenue sharing phased in over four years to cushion the blow to rich teams better able to pay large salaries.
The more income the family demands, the higher an insurance payout they would require to cushion the blow if that income should be hit by redundancy, sickness or death.
Bosses tried too cushion the blow by announcing plans to spend pounds 200million expanding its coffee factory in Tutbury, Derbyshire, creating 425 jobs.