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How to use whoosh in a sentence

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
Even as she watched, the flames, reaching the foot of a great spruce tree, raced to its very top with a great whoosh.
THIRD WARNINGROY J. SNELL
But the boar, except by a furious toss of the head and a single terrible Whoosh!
GOLDEN DAYS FOR BOYS AND GIRLSVARIOUS
As the elevator dropped, St. Simon heard the familiar whoosh as the air came rushing in.
ANCHORITERANDALL GARRETT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 26, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO WHOOSH

  • crackle
  • crepitate
  • crinkle
  • hum
  • murmur
  • patter
  • sigh
  • stir
  • tap
  • whir
  • whish
  • whoosh
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