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blow over

verb as in disappear slowly

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

Then, like a true BuzzFeeder acolyte, he added: “This story will blow over as soon as the Kardashians have a new kid.”

This will be a one-week story, they said, and quickly blow over.

The story is just “tittle-tattle” and it will all “blow over,” he told the BBC.

The campaign only wanted a discreet interval for the fuss to blow over.

Yet where winds blow over verdureless surfaces the effect of the sand which they sweep before them is often considerable.

He therefore ran down the bank of the river, waiting until the squall should blow over, and enable him to discover the boat.

The top thus appears to outgrow the root, and such trees are apt to blow over during wind storms.

They are apt to blow over or break off after a few years, unless carefully staked up.

But it is the worse for poor Hunt, unless the present storm should blow over.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to blow over, such as: cease, die down, dissipate, end, finish, and fizzle out.

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