Nouns (13)

puff, blow
n. forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth; "he gave his nose a loud blow"; "he blew out all the candles with a single puff"
n. a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head"
blow, shock
n. an unpleasant or disappointing surprise; "it came as a shock to learn that he was injured"
black eye, blow, setback, reversal, reverse
n. an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
blow, blast, gust
n. a strong current of air; "the tree was bent almost double by the gust"

Verbs (8)

v. cause to move by means of an air current; "The wind blew the leaves around in the yard"
v. shape by blowing; "Blow a glass vase"
v. allow to regain its breath; "blow a horse"
v. lay eggs; "certain insects are said to blow"
squander, blow, waste
v. spend thoughtlessly; throw away; "He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends"; "You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree"
v. to write into a PROM chip by blowing the fuses of the O bits

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Fuzzynyms (55)

n. (chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king
vacillation, swinging, swing
n. changing location by moving back and forth
disillusionment, disillusion, disenchantment
n. freeing from false belief or illusions
impact, shock
n. the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat; "the armies met in the shock of battle"
bump, blow
n. an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle"
n. a forceful impact that makes a loud noise
licking, defeat
n. an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest; "it was a narrow defeat"; "the army's only defeat"; "they suffered a convincing licking"
collapse, crash
n. a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)
discontentedness, discontent, discontentment
n. a longing for something better than the present situation
letdown, disappointment
n. a feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized; "his hopes were so high he was doomed to disappointment"
violent storm, storm
n. a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
pant, gasp, puff
v. suck in or take (air); "draw a deep breath"; "draw on a cigarette"
v. increase the amount or availability of, creating a rise in value; "inflate the currency"
make full, fill up, fill
v. make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"
v. cause to burst as a result of air pressure; of stop consonants like /p/, /t/, and /k/
wipe out, run through, use up, eat up, exhaust, deplete, eat, consume
v. use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
indulge, pander, gratify
v. yield (to); give satisfaction to
v. live a life of pleasure, especially with respect to alcoholic consumption
go through, down, consume, devour
v. eat immoderately; "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal"
snort, huff
v. inhale recreational drugs; "The addict was snorting cocaine almost every day"; "the kids were huffing glue"
v. perform music on (a musical instrument); "He plays the flute"; "Can you play on this old recorder?"
v. play on a pipe; "pipe a tune"
v. play or blow on the trumpet
v. shrivel or wither or mature imperfectly
v. call, summon, or alert with a beeper
v. spend completely; "I spend my pocket money in two days"

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Antonyms (11)

triumph, victory
n. a successful ending of a struggle or contest; "a narrow victory"; "the general always gets credit for his army's victory"; "clinched a victory"; "convincing victory"; "the agreement was a triumph for common sense"
breathe in, inspire, inhale
v. draw in (air); "Inhale deeply"; "inhale the fresh mountain air"; "The patient has trouble inspiring"; "The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well"
preserve, save
v. to keep up and reserve for personal or special use; "She saved the old family photographs in a drawer"
v. preserve with sugar; "Mom always conserved the strawberries we grew in the backyard"
v. tighten one's belt; use resources carefully
save, write
v. record data on a computer; "boot-up instructions are written on the hard disk"


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