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adjective as in blowing

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If your friend isn’t a fan of having their hands reduced to tongs, you can always give them a pair of four-layer gloves with mobile-friendly material lining on the index finger and thumbs.

That brings me to “Telepathy” and “Stay,” both tracks that deal with the band missing their fans by converting their loneliness into peppy optimism.

From Vox

Wherever Supernatural’s legacy goes from here, the road so far has clearly been a unique one — and the fans who’ve walked it this far will make sure it’s not over yet.

From Vox

This week, Hermine, the last person of color competing this season, was eliminated in the semi-finals, but fans say baker Laura’s performance has not been adequate enough to make it to the finals.

From Eater

As a Def Leppard fan, Beth Murdock didn’t expect to like Korean pop.

Diane Lane is in it playing my wife, Elle Fanning plays my daughter, and Michael Stuhlbarg will play Edward G. Robinson.

Nobody wins, but the professional partisans get to pocket cash by fanning the flames.

She likes what she sees: a pretty, happy, kindly girl who closely resembles Elle Fanning.

The actors stayed in the same motel, and Eisenberg and Fanning drove to work each day.

Fanning, ever the old soul, returned the gestures by knitting the veteran actors scarves.

Before we had all fired, Fanning and a dozen of his sharpest men had again loaded, and were by our side.

Fanning and Wharton were to make head against the infantry and cavalry.

The countess-dowager sat fanning herself quietly: for her daughter's words were gaining ground.

At the middle altar was the mandarin, piously engaged in prayer, while two stood beside him, fanning him with large fans.

The country through which we traveled next day is level and apparently productive fanning land.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fanning, such as: blasting, breathing, puffing, and whisking.

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