Synonyms for blown

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The frolic with the child seemed to have blown away a fog from between them.

The sides of this hill he covered with a layer of bricks that the sand might not be blown away.

The latter had been blown down; we, however, re-erected it firmly again.

The explosion had blown in the wall and cut off the only path by which they could descend.

"Maybe it was blown here by the storm," suggested Tom Chist.

The wind has been and blown the door to, and I can't get in.'

A lamp flickered toward her from the inner doorway and was blown out.

Provost was tall, his silvery hair was blown about, and he had a droll face.

The whistle was blown, the wounded officer saluted, and the train started.

The whistle had blown, and most of the girls had hurried away to their dinner.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "inflated," from Old English blawen, past participle of blow (v.1). Figurative sense of "inflated by pride" is from late 15c. Meaning "out of breath" is from 1670s. As a past participle adjective from blow (v.2), it was Old English geblowenne.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BLOWN

breathless

adjectiveunable to respire normally
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