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adjective as in blown

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While there’s still no Supernatural spinoff series currently on air or in the works, fans who’ve stuck with the show for 15 seasons undoubtedly still want more.

From Vox

The biggest change is definitely the omission of a fan in the MacBook Air.

Parnassus’s Keith is a fan of Burlington Stores, the third-largest off-price retailer in the country after Ross Stores and TJX.

From Fortune

During the pandemic, ARMY has also been a lifesaver for fans.

She is as big a fan of baseball as I am of motor racing, and her beloved Washington Nationals were being celebrated for having won the World Series, after all.

THE RESCUE, 1964 Teams of commandos fanned out over Stanleyville.

Mr. Rove, you make these claims purely as conjecture without any facts, fanned by the emotions of your partisanship.

We sat opposite the Christmas tree, fourteen or so kids fanned around us.

Conservatives fanned out to claim that the bill was a big nothingburger.

Some founded a synagogue in Recife, Brazil (now in ruins), then fanned out throughout the Caribbean.

And the countess-dowager fanned herself complacently, and neither she nor Maude cared for the absence of a groomsman.

Gradually, however, the spark grew to a burning mass, which created the draught of air that fanned it.

A light breeze fanned his face, and all around him he could see mountain peaks pushing upward into the clear blue sky.

No sooner had I felt within, the heatOf love's first flame, than with it flew awayThe gentle breeze, that fanned it into life.

With difficulty his almost imperceptible spark of life had been screened and fanned into a dim and flickering flame.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fanned, such as: blasted, fluttered, puffed, wafted, whirled, and whisked.

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