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synonyms for blew

  • drive
  • flow
  • pump
  • rush
  • stream
  • swirl
  • waft
  • wave
  • whistle
  • breathe
  • buffet
  • exhale
  • fan
  • flap
  • flutter
  • gasp
  • heave
  • huff
  • inflate
  • pant
  • puff
  • ruffle
  • swell
  • whiff
  • whirl
  • whisk
  • whisper
  • go
  • depart
  • split
  • hit the road
  • take a hike
  • take a powder

antonyms for blew

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  • retard
  • compress
  • contract
  • hide
  • inhale
  • secret
  • shrink
  • arrive
  • come
  • come in
  • do well
  • save
  • succeed
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How to use blew in a sentence

Bits of paper blew aimlessly about, wafted by a little, feverish breeze, which rose in spasms and died away.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
The ne'er-do-well blew, like seed before the wind, to distant places, but mankind at large stayed at home.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Now he blew out the lamp and stood over me in the half-light, holding out a hand.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
It was a windy night and a sudden gust blew his tall hat into the river, and after it unfortunately dropped the meerschaum.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
It was a rather depressed stock-hand, name of Flood, who blew cigarette smoke out over the brow of Writing-Stone that evening.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
A cold and mournful wind blew down the street, ruffling the darkened river.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
"I am not Lady Macbeth," said Isabel, with a tremor in her own voice, as she entered and blew out the candle.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The Seneschal blew out his cheeks almost to bursting point, then wagged his head and smiled wistfully.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He quickly understood what was required of him and blew his nose again and again.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
It blew out of the canyon-mouth like a gust from a chimney, rolling over and over in billowy masses.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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