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Strong currents and winds, however, mean any debris could be drifting up to 31 miles a day eastward, away from the impact zone.

As the year winds to a close, film critics start to unveil their lists of the best films of the year.

The absent turkey had been blown clean away in the hurricane force winds, I concluded.

If his Ethicist gig ever winds up feeling too constricting, he can always launch a column called The Sophist.

Focusing more on the quality of the meat falls firmly in line with a change in the prevailing winds.

He who has attained it grows giddy, and the fiercest winds are summoned to blow him from his eminence.

From Canada on the north, to Texas on the south, the hot winds had laid the land seemingly bare.

From early morn to early morn again, the hot winds continued, and the air was surcharged with the smell of burning plants.

In the next two days he re-wrote the twenty thousand, and on the fifth day he tore it into shreds and threw it to the winds.

The autumn winds had come, and with them the autumn rain, that washes sadly away the last sweet traces of summer.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to winds, such as: foreboding, hunch, omen, portent, apprehension, and apprehensiveness.

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