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noun as in blast, rush of air, wind

verb as in make sound, usually with instrument

verb as in leave suddenly

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verb as in ruin chance

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verb as in use up money

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Example Sentences

In turn, that has served as a major blow to the women selling khat, says Sahra Ahmed Koshin, a doctoral candidate at the University of Copenhagen studying the Somali diaspora who has tracked the lives of several female khat dealers.

From Ozy

As a teenager, he had a glancing blow of viral attention when he auditioned for America’s Got Talent, but it was TikTok that provided sustained views and attention.

“It’s like a boxer in the ring taking a lot of punches and you’re just waiting for the knockout blow,” said independent media analyst Alex De Groote.

From Digiday

However, the distinguishing feature of the Boeotian pertained to its sloping metal rim that extended at the rear to protect the neck while also slightly projecting downwards at the front to deflect blows.

At the same time, the effective modifications allowed for adequate protection from incoming blows.

This is a blow against freedom of speech, we were told, by the likes of Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson.

Liberal Democrats like to blow their bugles about how all the big money in politics comes from rich Republicans.

On Friday, the story had looked like it might blow over as Buckingham Palace sought to dismiss it as a “civil case.”

It took a blow to the head from Clark and the assistance of three deputies to subdue her.

The latest disappearance is another huge aviation blow for Malaysia, where both Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia are based.

It was like his beautiful courtesy to call me in and introduce me to Blow instead of letting me go away.

He who has attained it grows giddy, and the fiercest winds are summoned to blow him from his eminence.

Upon his knees then, he lingered, while I rained blow after blow upon his upturned face.

At his sight shall the mountains be shaken, and at his will the south wind shall blow.

The tailor of the fairy tale with his "seven at a blow" is not in it with the gunnery Lieutenant of a battleship.


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From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.