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Synonyms for blow






blow over

blow someone away: open fire on


blow something out

blow something up: explode

blow something up: inflate

blow something up: exaggerate


blow up: lose your temper


blow your top


Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for blow

to be in a state of motion, as air


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

The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Synonyms for blow

an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes

an unpleasant or disappointing surprise


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street names for cocaine

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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lay eggs

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allow to regain its breath

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melt, break, or become otherwise unusable

burst suddenly

Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
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The men were blown off a ridge on the Pyg Track on Snowdon and more than 40 rescuers from the Llanberis, Ogwen, Aberglaslyn and RAF Valley teams battled for eight hours to get them off the mountain.
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Children as young as three had to be evacuated from a school today after part of the roof was blown off as high winds battered the region.