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blowing off

See definition of blowing off on Dictionary.com
  • as inabuse
  • as inback out
  • as inslur
  • as instop
  • as inchicken out
  • as indiscontinue
  • as ingripe

synonyms for blowing off

  • insult
  • offend
  • persecute
  • revile
  • backbite
  • bash
  • belittle
  • berate
  • calumniate
  • cap
  • castigate
  • decry
  • defame
  • derogate
  • discount
  • knock
  • minimize
  • nag
  • oppress
  • reproach
  • ride
  • scold
  • signify
  • slam
  • slap
  • smear
  • sound
  • trash
  • upbraid
  • vilify
  • vituperate
  • zing
  • bad-mouth
  • blow off
  • cuss out
  • cut down
  • cut to the quick
  • do a number on
  • dump on
  • give a black eye
  • hurl brickbat
  • pick on
  • put down
  • rag on
  • rip up
  • run down
  • sling mud
  • swear at
  • tear apart
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antonyms for blowing off

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  • compliment
  • approve
  • exalt
  • flatter
  • laud
  • praise
  • acclaim
  • adulate
  • benefit
  • care for
  • cherish
  • commend
  • defend
  • esteem
  • help
  • honor
  • preserve
  • prize
  • protect
  • respect
  • revere
  • treasure
      • carry on
      • join
      • give birth
      • bear
      • start
      • initiate
      • begin
      • go
      • continue
      • connect
      • unite
      • create
      • commence
      • restart
      • complete
      • please
      • soothe
      • praise
      • compliment
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      How to use blowing off in a sentence

      But there was a breeze blowing, a choppy, stiff wind that whipped the water into froth.
      THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
      A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
      THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
      It was a cloudy, stormy evening: high wind was blowing, and the branches of the trees groaned and creaked above our heads.
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
      He laid it upon the floor, and took out a plaster mask, and brushing and blowing off the saw-dust, held it up.
      CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
      Yet, so curiously constituted is the native mind, the blowing-up of the magazine was the final tocsin of revolt.
      THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
      The Southern sun shone from a cloudless sky; a light, keen wind blowing from the distant snow-clad Canigou set the blood tingling.
      THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
      All the time there was a tremendous beating of drums and blowing of horns and ringing of bells.
      OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
      He glanced rather wistfully in a puzzled way at the lovely little face framed with blowing golden hair.
      ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
      We could hear the puffer blowing at Gurlyn, five or six miles from the Herland Mine.
      LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
      To be sure, it is a horrible thing blowing smoke out; but every man needs something to quiet him—as, beating with his feet.'
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