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synonyms for windmill

  • blade
  • draft
  • leaf
  • propeller
  • vane
  • ventilator
  • air conditioner
  • flabellum
  • palm leaf
  • thermantidote
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How to use windmill in a sentence

Especially a romantic one, who isn’t unhinged or tilting at windmills.
CHRISTOPHER LLOYD IS STILL PLAYING CHARACTERS WHO ARE UNHINGED — AND LARGER THAN LIFEKAREN HELLERAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Colleagues have cautioned him against chasing windmills in a quest that McConnell himself describes as “a little bit quixotic.”
THE QUEST TO LEARN IF OUR BRAIN’S MUTATIONS AFFECT MENTAL HEALTHROXANNE KHAMSIAUGUST 25, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
There’s even up, in Yorkshire, a working windmill that actually produces flour.
SHOULD TRAFFIC LIGHTS BE ABOLISHED? (EP. 454)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 11, 2021FREAKONOMICS
Adding to the citizens’ misery are rolling electrical blackouts, possibly related to the fact that the state legislature has banned all sources of electricity except windmills and 9-volt batteries.
DAVE BARRY’S YEAR IN REVIEW 2020DAVE BARRYDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Tim Hwang recognizes he is tilting at windmills here, trillion-dollar windmills.
DOES ADVERTISING ACTUALLY WORK? (PART 2: DIGITAL) (EP. 441)STEPHEN J. DUBNERNOVEMBER 26, 2020FREAKONOMICS
We are of as much consequence to an army, as wind to a windmill: the wings can't be put in motion without us.
THE BATTLE OF HEXHAM;GEORGE COLMAN
And on a slight rise, but so concealed from him by the willows that only the great wings showed, stood the windmill.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
The mills were presumably driven for the most part by water, though we have a reference to a windmill as early as the year 833.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The windmill shown in the sketch is one that will always face the wind, and it never requires adjustment.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
With your colors to wear, I shall have the honor of breaking a lance against the biggest windmill in the world.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WINDMILL

  • air conditioner
  • blade
  • draft
  • flabellum
  • leaf
  • palm leaf
  • propeller
  • thermantidote
  • vane
  • ventilator
  • windmill
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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