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ill wind

noun as in malevolent influence

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Example Sentences

"It's an ill wind as blows nobody good," said Thwaite himself.

I don't know what ill wind is blowing in Paris, but I incline to think that all is not so quiet there as it seems.

It'll keep him at home for another day or two, so the ill wind may blow old Coplestone a bit of good.

It is an ill wind that blows nobody good; the truth of this was well exemplified in the luck of the dogs.

All the same, if you can bear another proverb, 'It's an ill wind,' etc.


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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ill wind, such as: bad fortune, bad influence, evil dispensation, evil fortune, evil star, and frowns of fortune.

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