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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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Synonyms for blow

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

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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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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Try and think about ways in which, if you do go out with this lad, you might cushion the blow for your friend.
I know reserves can't be dipped into repeatedly, but surely they could spare a little to cushion the blow until things improve.
I'm sure the big wad of cash he'll pick up in Dubai after signing for Al-Ahli will cushion the blow.
09) to cushion the blow of any manufacturing job losses, whether in steel or chemicals.
However, Liverpool's regeneration built on its status as European Capital of Culture 2008 has helped cushion the blow of the recession with new jobs created from new projects such as the Museum of Liverpool and the design academy at John Moores University.
Mr Diamond has 300,000 shares and options in iShares owner BGI Holdings, and the pay- out will cushion the blow from Barclays' ds ecisios n to scrap 2008 bonuses.
The event was first organised in 2005 to cushion the blow of Bedworth losing its town carnival.
It is the first major signing for Matthew Maynard since he officially took over as Glamorgan cricket manager in September and will help cushion the blow of losing Simon Jones to Worcestershire.
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.
Representatives of several of Britain's most popular sports yesterday joined the Conservative Party in accusing the Government of failing to help cushion the blow caused by the loss of tobacco sponsorship.
A company spokesman said: "People have had pay cuts but they have received lump sums to cushion the blow.
What works in their favour is that they will probably get in the region of PS70m-PS80m to cushion the blow.
A Junior ISA is the perfect way to provide a comfortable pot to help cushion the blow.
They say the money will be used to cushion the blow from the decision to mothball Corus's Teesside Cast Products (TCP) plant at the end of January, with the loss of 1,700 jobs.