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The moment the horn sounded, they were gone, and I was running alone, until the leaders came pounding by with a whoosh to lap me soon after I’d completed one circuit.
WHY I STILL LOVE RACING AT AGE 82JBEVERLYDECEMBER 21, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
After the initial whoosh and blast, it had seemed eerily silent until they reached the D Ring hallway, where they heard other people, crying, moaning, talking.
SEPT. 11, 2001: AN ORDINARY WORK DAY, THEN SURREAL SCENES OF DREAD AND DEATHDAVID MARANISSSEPTEMBER 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Sheila Moody, in Room 472, heard a whoosh and a whistle and she wondered where all this air was coming from.
SEPT. 11, 2001: AN ORDINARY WORK DAY, THEN SURREAL SCENES OF DREAD AND DEATHDAVID MARANISSSEPTEMBER 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The surf was not very high this time,—just waves that went whoosh and then pulled the pebbles back with a nice scrawpy sound.
US AND THE BOTTLEMANEDITH BALLINGER PRICE
Late in the day, he felt rather than heard the soundless whoosh of the construction machinery.
STUDENT BODYFLOYD L. WALLACE
A little one, like the crack of a distant artillery piece in the mountains and then a louder, deep-toned whoosh of a noise.
THE FIVE ARROWSALLAN CHASE
Those trees are always sigh-sigh-sighing—more of a sigh than a sough or the 'whoosh' of gum-trees in the wind.
JOE WILSON AND HIS MATESHENRY LAWSON
Before he could examine it, or move toward the door, Penny, with a mighty “whoosh” blew out the candle.
THE CRY AT MIDNIGHTMILDRED A. WIRT
A very nasty thing to wake up to is one's own raw self after an excessive love-whoosh.
AARON'S RODD. H. LAWRENCE
There was a clanging sound as it hit the rocky earth with a soft, sighing whoosh.
THE SECRET OF THE NINTH PLANETDONALD ALLEN WOLLHEIM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WHOOSH

  • bullet
  • buzz
  • dart
  • flit
  • fly
  • hiss
  • hum
  • hurry
  • hurtle
  • race
  • speed
  • swish
  • whir
  • whirl
  • whisk
  • whoosh
  • zip
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