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Blow

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

Blowv. i. [OE. blowen, AS. bl to blossom; akin to OS. bl, D. bloeijen, OHG. pluojan, MHG. bl, G. blÜhen, L. florere to flourish, OIr. blath blossom. Cf. Blow to puff, Flourish.].
     To flower; to blossom; to bloom.  [1913 Webster]
    "How blows the citron grove."  [1913 Webster]
Blowv. t. 
     To cause to blossom; to put forth (blossoms or flowers).  [1913 Webster]
    "The odorous banks, that blow
    Flowers of more mingled hue.
    "  [1913 Webster]
Blown. 
     A blossom; a flower; also, a state of blossoming; a mass of blossoms.  Tatler.  [1913 Webster]
Blown. [OE. blaw, blowe; cf. OHG. bliuwan, pliuwan, to beat, G. bläuen, Goth. bliggwan.].
  •  A forcible stroke with the hand, fist, or some instrument, as a rod, a club, an ax, or a sword.  [1913 Webster]
    "Well struck ! there was blow for blow."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A sudden or forcible act or effort; an assault.  [1913 Webster]
    "A vigorous blow might win [Hanno's camp]."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The infliction of evil; a sudden calamity; something which produces mental, physical, or financial suffering or loss (esp. when sudden); a buffet.  [1913 Webster]
    "A most poor man, made tame to fortune's blows."  [1913 Webster]
At a blow, suddenly; at one effort; by a single vigorous act. “They lose a province at a blow.” Dryden. -- To come to blows, to engage in combat; to fight; -- said of individuals, armies, and nations.
Syn. -- Stroke; knock; shock; misfortune.
Blowv. i. [OE. blawen, blowen, AS. bl to blow, as wind; akin to OHG. pl, G. blähen, to blow up, swell, L. flare to blow, Gr. 'ekflai`nein to spout out, and to E. bladder, blast, inflate, etc., and perh. blow to bloom.].
  •  To produce a current of air; to move, as air, esp. to move rapidly or with power; as, the wind blows.  [1913 Webster]
    "Hark how it rains and blows !"  [1913 Webster]
  •  To send forth a forcible current of air, as from the mouth or from a pair of bellows.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To breathe hard or quick; to pant; to puff.  [1913 Webster]
    "Here is Mistress Page at the door, sweating and blowing."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To sound on being blown into, as a trumpet.  [1913 Webster]
    "There let the pealing organ blow."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To spout water, etc., from the blowholes, as a whale.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To be carried or moved by the wind; as, the dust blows in from the street.  [1913 Webster]
    "The grass blows from their graves to thy own."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To talk loudly; to boast; to storm.  [1913 Webster]
    "You blow behind my back, but dare not say anything to my face."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To stop functioning due to a failure in an electrical circuit, especially on which breaks the circuit; sometimes used with out; -- used of light bulbs, electronic components, fuses; as, the dome light in the car blew out.  [PJC]
  •  To deflate by sudden loss of air; usually used with out; -- of inflatable tires.  [PJC]
To blow hot and cold (a saying derived from a fable of , to favor a thing at one time and treat it coldly at another; or to appear both to favor and to oppose. -- To blow off, to let steam escape through a passage provided for the purpose; as, the engine or steamer is blowing off. -- To blow out. (a) To be driven out by the expansive force of a gas or vapor; as, a steam cock or valve sometimes blows out. (b) To talk violently or abusively. [Low] -- To blow over, to pass away without effect; to cease, or be dissipated; as, the storm and the clouds have blown over. -- To blow up, to be torn to pieces and thrown into the air as by an explosion of powder or gas or the expansive force of steam; to burst; to explode; as, a powder mill or steam boiler blows up. “The enemy's magazines blew up.” Tatler.
Blowv. t. 
  •  To force a current of air upon with the mouth, or by other means; as, to blow the fire.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To drive by a current air; to impel; as, the tempest blew the ship ashore.  [1913 Webster]
    "Off at sea northeast winds blow
    Sabean odors from the spicy shore.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cause air to pass through by the action of the mouth, or otherwise; to cause to sound, as a wind instrument; as, to blow a trumpet; to blow an organ; to blow a horn.  [1913 Webster]
    "Hath she no husband
    That will take pains to blow a horn before her?
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Boy, blow the pipe until the bubble rise,
    Then cast it off to float upon the skies.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To clear of contents by forcing air through; as, to blow an egg; to blow one's nose.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To burst, shatter, or destroy by an explosion; -- usually with up, down, open, or similar adverb; as, to blow up a building.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To spread by report; to publish; to disclose; to reveal, intentionally or inadvertently; as, to blow an agent's cover.  [1913 Webster]
    "Through the court his courtesy was blown."  [1913 Webster]
    "His language does his knowledge blow."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To form by inflation; to swell by injecting air; as, to blow bubbles; to blow glass.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To inflate, as with pride; to puff up.  [1913 Webster]
    "Look how imagination blows him."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To put out of breath; to cause to blow from fatigue; as, to blow a horse.  Sir W. Scott.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To deposit eggs or larvæ upon, or in (meat, etc.).  [1913 Webster]
    "To suffer
    The flesh fly blow my mouth.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To perform an act of fellatio on; to stimulate another's penis with one's mouth; -- usually considered vulgar.  [PJC]
  •  to smoke (e. g. marijuana); to blow pot.  [PJC]
  •  to botch; to bungle; as, he blew his chance at a good job by showing up late for the interview.  [PJC]
  •  to leave; to depart from; as, to blow town.  [PJC]
  •  to squander; as, he blew his inheritance gambling.  [PJC]
    "I have blown him up well -- nobody can say I wink at what he does."  [1913 Webster]
    "How far the very custom of hearing anything spouted withers and blows upon a fine passage, may be seen in those speeches from [Shakespeare's] Henry V. which are current in the mouths of schoolboys."  [1913 Webster]
    "A lady's maid whose character had been blown upon."  [1913 Webster]
Blown. 
  •  A blowing, esp., a violent blowing of the wind; a gale; as, a heavy blow came on, and the ship put back to port.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The act of forcing air from the mouth, or through or from some instrument; as, to give a hard blow on a whistle or horn; to give the fire a blow with the bellows.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The spouting of a whale.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A single heat or operation of the Bessemer converter.  Raymond.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An egg, or a larva, deposited by a fly on or in flesh, or the act of depositing it.  Chapman.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Blow, v. & n.
--v. (past blew; past part. blown)
1 a intr. (of the wind or air, or impersonally) move along; act as an air-current (it was blowing hard). b intr. be driven by an air-current (waste paper blew along the gutter). c tr. drive with an air-current (blew the door open).
2 a tr. send out (esp. air) by breathing (blew cigarette smoke; blew a bubble). b intr. send a directed air-current from the mouth.
3 tr. & intr. sound or be sounded by blowing (the whistle blew; they blew the trumpets).
4 tr. a direct an air-current at (blew the embers). b (foll. by off, away, etc.) clear of by means of an air-current (blew the dust off).
5 tr. (past part. blowed) sl. (esp. in imper.) curse, confound (blow it!; I'll be blowed!; let's take a taxi and blow the expense).
6 tr. a clear (the nose) of mucus by blowing. b remove contents from (an egg) by blowing through it.
7 a intr. puff, pant. b tr. (esp. in passive) exhaust of breath.
8 sl. a tr. depart suddenly from (blew the town yesterday). b intr. depart suddenly.
9 tr. shatter or send flying by an explosion (the bomb blew the tiles off the roof; blew them to smithereens).
10 tr. make or shape (glass or a bubble) by blowing air in.
11 tr. & intr. melt or cause to melt from overloading (the fuse has blown).
12 intr. (of a whale) eject air and water through a blow-hole.
13 tr. break into (a safe etc.) with explosives.
14 tr. sl. a squander, spend recklessly (blew {pound}20 on a meal). b spoil, bungle (an opportunity etc.) (he's blown his chances of winning). c reveal (a secret etc.).
15 intr. (of a food-tin etc.) swell and eventually burst from internal gas pressure.
16 tr. work the bellows of (an organ).
17 tr. (of flies) deposit eggs in.
18 intr. US & Austral. colloq. boast.
--n.
1 a an act of blowing (e.g. one's nose, a wind instrument). b colloq. a turn or spell of playing jazz (on any instrument); a musical session.
2 a a gust of wind or air. b exposure to fresh air.
3 = fly-blow (see FLY(2)).
4 US a boaster.

Idiom
be blowed if one will sl. be unwilling to. blow-ball the globular seed-head of a dandelion etc. blow-dry arrange (the hair) while drying it with a hand-held drier. blow-drier (or -dryer) a drier used for this. blow the gaff reveal a secret inadvertently. blow-hole 1 the nostril of a whale, on the top of its head.
2 a hole (esp. in ice) for breathing or fishing through.
3 a vent for air, smoke, etc., in a tunnel etc. blow hot and cold colloq. vacillate.
blow in
1 break inwards by an explosion.
2 colloq. arrive unexpectedly. blow-job coarse sl. fellatio; cunnilingus. blow a kiss kiss one's hand and wave it to a distant person. blow a person's mind sl. cause a person to have drug-induced hallucinations or a similar experience.
blow off
1 escape or allow (steam etc.) to escape forcibly.
2 sl. break wind noisily. blow on (or upon) make stale; discredit.
blow out
1 a extinguish by blowing. b send outwards by an explosion.
2 (of a tyre) burst.
3 (of a fuse etc.) melt. blow-out n.
colloq.
1 a burst tyre.
2 a melted fuse.
3 a huge meal. blow over (of trouble etc.) fade away without serious consequences. blow one's own trumpet praise oneself. blow one's top (US stack) colloq. explode in rage.
blow up
1 a shatter or destroy by an explosion. b explode, erupt.
2 colloq. rebuke strongly.
3 inflate (a tyre etc.).
4 colloq. a enlarge (a photograph). b exaggerate.
5 colloq. come to notice; arise.
6 colloq. lose one's temper.
blow-up n.
1 colloq. an enlargement (of a photograph etc.).
2 an explosion. blow the whistle on see WHISTLE.
Blow, n.
1 a hard stroke with a hand or weapon.
2 a sudden shock or misfortune.

Idiom
at one blow by a single stroke; in one operation. blow-by-blow (of a description etc.) giving all the details in sequence. come to blows end up fighting. strike a blow for (or against) help (or oppose).
Blow, v. & n. archaic
--v.intr. (past blew; past part. blown) burst into or be in flower.
--n. blossoming, bloom (in full blow).

Etymology
OE blowan f. Gmc

THESAURUS

Blow

Barnumize, Lucullan feast, accident, accomplished fact, accomplishment, ache, achievement, aching, act, acta, action, adventure, amplify, anthesis, astonishment, bafflement, bagpipe, balk, bang, banquet, bash, bastinado, bat, bay, be in bloom, be in flower, bean-feast, beano, bear fruit, beat it, beating, beep, bell, belt, betrayed hope, biff, black squall, blare, blast, blasted expectation, blat, blighted hope, blizzard, blockbuster, bloom, blooming, blossom, blossoming, blow, blow a horn, blow a hurricane, blow great guns, blow off, blow out, blow over, blow the horn, blow up, blowhard, blowing, blowout, blunder away, bluster, bobble, bomb, bombast, bombshell, bonk, boot, bop, botch, box, brag, bray, break, break down, breath, breathe, breathe hard, breathe in, breathe out, breather, breathing space, breeze, breeze up, brew, bring to maturity, buffet, bugger up, bugle, bump, bungle, burgeon, burn out, burst, burst into bloom, bust, calamity, carillon, casualty, cataclysm, catastrophe, catch, chop, clarion, clean out, clear, clear away, clear off, clear out, clear the decks, clip, clout, clump, cock-a-doodle-doo, collapse, collision, come to fruition, come up, comedown, concussion, consume, contretemps, cough, coup, crack, crack up, crack-up, cramp, crash, crow, cruel disappointment, cuff, cut, cyclone, dash, dashed hope, dealings, deed, defeat, defecate, depart, deplete, destroy, detonate, dig, ding, dint, disappointment, disaster, discomfiture, disillusionment, dissatisfaction, dissipate, distend, distress, dither, dog it, doing, doings, dolor, doodle, double-tongue, douse, drain, droop, drop, drop a brick, drop the ball, drub, drubbing, drumming, duck and run, duck out, duff, dynamite, earthshaker, effloresce, efflorescence, effort, eliminate, embroider, emit, empty, empty out, endeavor, enlarge, enterprise, equinoctial, evacuate, exaggerate, exhale, exhaust, exit, expand, expel, expire, explode, exploit, extinguish, eye-opener, failure, faint, fait accompli, fallen countenance, fan, fatigue, feast, feat, festal board, fiasco, fife, fizzle, flag, flare up, flaw, floreate, florescence, floret, floriculture, floscule, flourish, flower, flowerage, floweret, flowering, flub, fluff, flurry, flute, foiling, fool away, foozle, forlorn hope, foul up, freshen, fritter, frustration, fuck up, full bloom, fumble, fume, fusillade, gale, gamble away, gardening, gasconade, gasp, gather, gest, get away, get off, get tired, give off, give out, give vent to, go, go through, goof, goof up, grief, groaning board, grow up, grow weary, gulp, gust, hack, half a gale, hand, handiwork, hang the expense, heave, heavy blow, hesitate, hiccup, hit, honk, hope deferred, horticulture, hortorium, huff, hurricane, hurt, ill hap, ill wind, increase, inflate, inhale, injury, inspire, jab, jade, jar, job, joker, jolt, kicker, knock, lam, lavish, lay it on, leave, lesion, let out, letdown, lick, line squall, line storm, lip, louse up, magnify, maneuver, maturate, mature, measure, mellow, mess, mess up, mirage, misadventure, mischance, misfortune, mishap, mismanage, mouth, move, muck up, muff, nasty blow, open the floodgates, open the sluices, operation, overstate, overt act, pain, pang, pant, passage, passion, peal, pelt, percussion, performance, peripeteia, peter out, pile it on, pileup, pipe, pipe up, play out, plug, plunk, poke, pontificate, poop out, posy, pound, prate, proceeding, production, puff, puff and blow, pull a boner, pull out, punch, purge, quit, rage, rap, reach its season, reach maturity, reek, remove, res gestae, respire, respite, retire, revelation, ripe, ripen, rodomontade, ruffle, run down, run out, run through, scatter, scour out, scram, screw up, scud, seize the day, set in, set up, setback, shatter, shilly-shally, shipwreck, shock, shocker, shoot the shit, short-circuit, shout, shriek, sigh, sink, skin out, slam, slap, slather, slog, slosh, slug, smack, smash, smashup, smoke, sneeze, sniff, sniffle, snore, snort, snuff, snuffle, sock, sore, sore disappointment, sore spot, sound, sound a tattoo, sound taps, souse, sow broadcast, spasm, spend, squall, squall line, squander, squeal, staggerer, staggering blow, stand, startler, steam, step, storm, storm wind, stormy winds, stress, stress of life, stroke, strong wind, stunt, succumb, suffering, surprisal, surprise, surprise ending, surprise package, surprise party, swap, swat, sweep out, swell, swing, swipe, switch, take a powder, talk big, talk highfalutin, tantalization, tattoo, tease, tempest, tempestuous wind, ten, tender spot, thick squall, thing, thing done, throes, throw away, throw money around, throw off, throw out, thump, thunderbolt, thunderclap, thundersquall, thwack, tire, token punishment, tongue, toot, tootle, tornado, tour de force, tragedy, transaction, trifle away, triple-tongue, tropical cyclone, trumpet, turn, tweedle, typhoon, ugly wind, unclog, undertaking, unfolding, unfoldment, unfoul, vacillate, vamoose, vapor, vaunt, vent, violent blow, void, waft, wallop, waste, weary, welt, whack, wheeze, whiff, whiffle, whine, whirlwind, whistle, white squall, whole gale, whomp, whop, wildflower, williwaw, wilt, wind, wind gust, wind the horn, wind-shift line, windstorm, winnow, withdraw, work, works, wound, wreck, wrench, yerk

ROGET THESAURUS

Blow

Evil

N evil, ill, harm, hurt, mischief, nuisance, machinations of the devil, Pandora's box, ills that flesh is heir to, blow, buffet, stroke, scratch, bruise, wound, gash, mutilation, mortal blow, wound, immedicabile vulnus, damage, loss, disadvantage, prejudice, drawback, disaster, accident, casualty, mishap, bad job, devil to pay, calamity, bale, catastrophe, tragedy, ruin, adversity, mental suffering, demon, (Evil spirit) bane, (cause of evil), badness, (Production of Evil), painfulness, evil doer, outrage, wrong, injury, foul play, bad turn, ill turn, disservice, spoliation, grievance, crying evil, disastrous, bad, awry, out of joint, disadvantageous, amis, wrong, ill, to one's cost, moving accidents by flood and field.

Action

N action, performance, doing perpetration, exercise, excitation, movement, operation, evolution, work, labor, praxis, execution, procedure, handicraft, business, agency, deed, act, overt act, stitch, touch, gest transaction, job, doings, dealings, proceeding, measure, step, maneuver, bout, passage, move, stroke, blow, coup, coup de main, coup d'etat, tour de force, feat, exploit, achievement, handiwork, workmanship, manufacture, stroke of policy, actor, doing, acting, in action, in harness, on duty, in operation, in the act, in the midst of, in the thick of, red-handed, in flagrante delicto, while one's hand is in, action is eloquence, actions speak louder than words, actum aiunt ne agas, awake, arise, or be forever fall'n, dii pia facta vident, faire sans dire, fare fac, fronte capillata post est occasio calva, our deeds are sometimes better than our thoughts, the great end of life is not knowledge but action, thought is the soul of act, vivre-ce nest pas respirer c'est agir, we live in deeds not years.

Fatigue

VB be fatigued, yawn, droop, sink, flag, lose breath, lose wind, gasp, pant, puff, blow, drop, swoon, faint, succumb, fatigue, tire, weary, irk, flag, jade, harass, exhaust, knock up, wear out, prostrate, tax, task, strain, overtask, overwork, overburden, overtax, overstrain.

Failure

N failure, nonsuccess, nonfulfillment, dead failure, successlessness, abortion, miscarriage, brutum fulmen, labor in vain, no go, inefficacy, inefficaciousness, vain attempt, ineffectual attempt, abortive attempt, abortive efforts, flash in the pan, lame and impotent conclusion, frustration, slip 'twixt cup and lip, blunder, fault, omission, miss, oversight, slip, trip, stumble, claudication, footfall, false step, wrong step, faux pas, titubation, b_evue, faute, lurch, botchery, scrape, mess, fiasco, breakdown, flunk, mishap, split, collapse, smash, blow, explosion, repulse, rebuff, defeat, rout, overthrow, discomfiture, beating, drubbing, quietus, nonsuit, subjugation, checkmate, stalemate, fool's mate, fall, downfall, ruin, perdition, wreck, deathblow, bankruptcy, losing game, affaire flamb_ee, victim, bankrupt, flunker, flunky, unsuccessful, successless, failing, tripping, at fault, unfortunate, abortive, addle, stillborn, fruitless, bootless, ineffectual, ineffective, inconsequential, trifling, nugatory, inefficient, insufficient, unavailing, of no effect, aground, grounded, swamped, stranded, cast away, wrecked, foundered, capsized, shipwrecked, nonsuited, foiled, defeated, struck down, borne down, broken down, downtrodden, overborne, overwhelmed, all up with, ploughed, plowed, plucked, lost, undone, ruined, broken, bankrupt, played out, done up, done for, dead beat, ruined root and branch, flambe, knocked on the head, destroyed, frustrated, crossed, unhinged, disconcerted dashed, thrown off one's balance, thrown on one's back, thrown on one's beam ends, unhorsed, in a sorry plight, hard hit, stultified, befooled, dished, hoist on one's own petard, victimized, sacrificed, wide of the mark, out of one's reckoning, left in the lurch, thrown away, unattained, uncompleted, unsuccessfully, to little or no purpose, in vain, re infecta, the bubble has burst, the jig is up, the game is up, all is lost, the devil to pay, parturiunt montes, dies infaustus, tout est perdu hors l'honneur.

Prosperity

VB prosper, thrive, flourish, be prosperous, drive a roaring trade, do a booming business, go on well, go on smoothly, go on swimmingly, sail before the wind, swim with the tide, run smooth, run smoothly, run on all fours, rise in the world, get on in the world, work one's way, make one's way, look up, lift one's head, raise one's head, make one's fortune, feather one's nest, make one's pile, flower, blow, blossom, bloom, fructify, bear fruit, fatten, keep oneself afloat, keep one's head above water, hold one's head above water, land on one's feet, light on one's feet, light on one's legs, fall on one's legs, fall on one's feet, drop into a good thing, bear a charmed life, bask in the sunshine, have a good time of it, have a fine time of it, have a run of luck, have the good fortune, to, take a favorable turn, live on the fat of the land, live off the fat of the land, live in clover.

Prodigality

VB be prodigal, squander, lavish, sow broadcast, pour forth like water, blow, blow in, pay through the nose, spill, waste, dissipate, exhaust, drain, eat out of house and home, overdraw, outrun the constable, run out, run through, misspend, throw good money after bad, throw the helve after the hatchet, burn the candle at both ends, make ducks and drakes of one's money, fool away one's money, potter away one's money, muddle away one's money, fritter away one's money, throw away one's money, run through one's money, pour water into a sieve, kill the goose that lays the golden eggs, manger son ble en herbe.

Punishment

N punishment, punition, chastisement, chastening, correction, castigation, discipline, infliction, trial, judgment, penalty, retribution, thunderbolt, Nemesis, requital, penology, retributive justice, lash, scaffold, imprisonment, transportation, banishment, expulsion, exile, involuntary exile, ostracism, penal servitude, hard labor, galleys, beating, flagellation, fustigation, gantlet, strappado, estrapade, bastinado, argumentum baculinum, stick law, rap on the knuckles, box on the ear, blow, stripe, cuff, kick, buffet, pummel, slap, slap in the face, wipe, douse, coup de grace, torture, rack, picket, picketing, dragonnade, capital punishment, execution, lethal injection, the gas chamber, hanging, electrocution, rail-riding, scarpines, decapitation, decollation, garrotte, garrotto, crucifixion, impalement, firing squad, martyrdom, auto-da-fe, noyade, happy dispatch, hara-kiri, seppuku, drinking the hemlock, punishing, penal, punitory, punitive, inflictive, castigatory, punished, Int, a la lanterne!, culpan paena premit comes, eating the bitter bread of banishment, gravis ira regum est semper, sera tamen tacitis paena venit pedibus, suo sibi gladio hunc jugulo.

Pain

N mental suffering, pain, dolor, suffering, sufferance, ache, smart, passion, displeasure, dissatisfaction, discomfort, discomposure, disquiet, malaise, inquietude, uneasiness, vexation of spirit, taking, discontent, dejection, weariness, anhedonia, annoyance, irritation, worry, infliction, visitation, plague, bore, bother, botheration, stew, vexation, mortification, chagrin, esclandre, mauvais quart d'heur, care, anxiety, solicitude, trouble, trial, ordeal, fiery ordeal, shock, blow, cark, dole, fret, burden, load, concern, grief, sorrow, distress, affliction, woe, bitterness, heartache, carking cares, heavy heart, aching heart, bleeding heart, broken heart, heavy affliction, gnawing grief, unhappiness, infelicity, misery, tribulation, wretchedness, desolation, despair, extremity, prostration, depth of misery, nightmare, ephialtes, incubus, pang, anguish, agony, torture, torment, purgatory, hell upon earth, iron age, reign of terror, slough of despond, peck of troubles, ills that flesh is heir to, miseries of human life, unkindest cut of all, sufferer, victim, prey, martyr, object of compassion, wretch, shorn lamb, in pain, in a state of pain, full of pain, suffering, pained, afflicted, worried, displeased, aching, griped, sore, on the rack, in limbo, between hawk and buzzard, uncomfortable, uneasy, ill at ease, in a taking, in a way, disturbed, discontented, out of humor, weary, heavy laden, stricken, crushed, a prey to, victimized, ill-used, unfortunate, to be pitied, doomed, devoted, accursed, undone, lost, stranded, fey, unhappy, infelicitous, poor, wretched, miserable, woe-begone, cheerless, careworn, concerned, sorry, sorrowing, sorrowful, cut up, chagrined, horrified, horror-stricken, in grief, plunged in grief, a prey to grief, in tears, steeped to the lips in misery, heart-stricken, heart-broken, heart-scalded, broken-hearted, in despair, the iron entered into our soul, haeret lateri lethalis arundo, one's heart bleeding, down, thou climbing sorrow, mirth cannot move a soul in agony, nessun maggior dolere che ricordarsi del tempo fel, sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier th, the Niobe of Nations.

Painfulness

N painfulness, trouble, care, trial, affliction, infliction, blow, stroke, burden, load, curse, bitter pill, bitter draught, waters of bitterness, annoyance, grievance, nuisance, vexation, mortification, sickener, bore, bother, pother, hot water, sea of troubles, hornet's nest, plague, pest, cancer, ulcer, sting, thorn, canker, scorpion, dagger, scourge, carking care, canker worm of care, mishap, misfortune, desagrement, esclandre, rub, source of irritation, source of annoyance, wound, open sore, sore subject, skeleton in the closet, thorn in the flesh, thorn in one's side, where the shoe pinches, gall and wormwood, sorry sight, heavy news, provocation, affront, head and front of one's offending, infestation, molestation, malignity, causing pain, hurting, hurtful, painful, dolorific, dolorous, unpleasant, unpleasing, displeasing, disagreeable, unpalatable, bitter, distasteful, uninviting, unwelcome, undesirable, undesired, obnoxious, unacceptable, unpopular, thankless, unsatisfactory, untoward, unlucky, uncomfortable, distressing, afflicting, afflictive, joyless, cheerless, comfortless, dismal, disheartening, depressing, depressive, dreary, melancholy, grievous, piteous, woeful, rueful, mournful, deplorable, pitiable, lamentable, sad, affecting, touching, pathetic, irritating, provoking, stinging, annoying, aggravating, mortifying, galling, unaccommodating, invidious, vexatious, troublesome, tiresome, irksome, wearisome, plaguing, plaguy, awkward, importunate, teasing, pestering, bothering, harassing, worrying, tormenting, carking, intolerable, insufferable, insupportable, unbearable, unendurable, past bearing, not to be borne, not to be endured, more than flesh and blood can bear, enough to drive one mad, enough to provoke a saint, enough to make a parson swear, enough to gag a maggot, shocking, terrific, grim, appalling, crushing, dreadful, fearful, frightful, thrilling, tremendous, dire, heart-breaking, heart-rending, heart-wounding, heart-corroding, heart-sickening, harrowing, rending, odious, hateful, execrable, repulsive, repellent, abhorrent, horrid, horrible, horrific, horrifying, offensive, nauseous, nauseating, disgusting, sickening, revolting, nasty, loathsome, loathful, fulsome, vile, hideous, sharp, acute, sore, severe, grave, hard, harsh, cruel, biting, caustic, cutting, corroding, consuming, racking, excruciating, searching, grinding, grating, agonizing, envenomed, catheretic, pyrotic, ruinous, disastrous, calamitous, tragical, desolating, withering, burdensome, onerous, oppressive, cumbrous, cumbersome, painfully, with pain, deuced, Int, hinc illae lachrymae!, surgit amari aliquid, the place being too hot to hold one, the iron entering into the soul, he jests at scars that never felt a wound, I must be cruel only to be kind, what deep wounds ever closed without a scar?.

Boasting

VB boast, make a boast of, brag, vaunt, Puff, show off, flourish, crake, crack, trumpet, strut, swagger, vapor, blague, blow, four-flush, bluff, exult, crow, crow over, neigh, chuckle, triumph, throw up one's cap, talk big, se faire valoir, faire claquer son fouet, take merit to oneself, make a merit of, sing Io triumphe, holloa before one is out of the wood.

Impulse

N impulse, sudden thought, impromptu, improvisation, inspiration, flash, spurt, improvisatore, creature of impulse, extemporaneous, impulsive, indeliberate, snap, improvised, improvisate, improvisatory, unpremeditated, unmeditated, improvise, unprompted, unguided, natural, unguarded, spontaneous, instinctive, extempore, extemporaneously, offhand, impromptu, a limproviste, improviso, on the spur of the moment, on the spur of the occasion, impulse, impulsion, impetus, momentum, push, pulsion, thrust, shove, jog, jolt, brunt, booming, boost, throw, explosion, propulsion, percussion, concussion, collision, occursion, clash, encounter, cannon, carambole, appulse, shock, crash, bump, impact, elan, charge, beating, blow, dint, stroke, knock, tap, rap, slap, smack, pat, dab, fillip, slam, bang, hit, whack, thwack, cuff, squash, dowse, swap, whap, punch, thump, pelt, kick, punce, calcitration, ruade, arietation, cut, thrust, lunge, yerk, carom, carrom, clip, jab, plug, sidewinder, sidewipe, sideswipe, hammer, sledge hammer, mall, maul, mallet, flail, ram, rammer, battering ram, monkey, pile-driving engine, punch, bat, cant hook, cudgel, ax, dynamics, seismometer, accelerometer, earthquake detector, impelling, impulsive, impellent, booming, dynamic, dynamical, impelled, a hit, a very palpable hit.

VB flash on the mind, say what comes uppermost, improvise, extemporize, give an impetus, impel, push, start, give a start to, set going, drive, urge, boom, thrust, prod, foin, cant, elbow, shoulder, jostle, justle, hustle, hurtle, shove, jog, jolt, encounter, run against, bump against, butt against, knock one's head against, run one's head against, impinge, boost, bunt, carom, clip y, fan, fan out, jab, plug, strike, knock, hit, tap, rap, slap, flap, dab, pat, thump, beat, blow, bang, slam, dash, punch, thwack, whack, hit hard, strike hard, swap, batter, dowse, baste, pelt, patter, buffet, belabor, fetch one a blow, poke at, pink, lunge, yerk, kick, calcitrate, butt, strike at, whip, come into a collision, enter into collision, collide, sideswipe, foul, fall foul of, run foul of, telescope, throw.

Ejection

VB give exit, give vent to, let out, give out, pour out, squeeze out, send out, dispatch, despatch, exhale, excern, excrete, embogue, secrete, secern, extravasate, shed, void, evacuation, emit, open the sluices, open the floodgates, turn on the tap, extrude, detrude, effuse, spend, expend, pour forth, squirt, spirt, spurt, spill, slop, perspire, breathe, blow, tap, draw off, bale out, lade out, let blood, broach, eject, reject, expel, discard, cut, send to coventry, boycott, chasser, banish, bounce, fire, fire out, throw, throw out, throw up, throw off, throw away, throw aside, push, throw out, throw off, throw away, throw aside, shovel out, shovel away, sweep out, sweep away, brush off, brush away, whisk off, whisk away, turn off, turn away, send off, send away, discharge, send adrift, turn adrift, cast adrift, turn out, bundle out, throw overboard, give the sack to, send packing, send about one's business, send to the right about, strike off the roll, turn out neck and heels, turn out head and shoulders, turn out neck and crop, pack off, send away with a flea in the ear, send to Jericho, bow out, show the door to, turn out of doors, turn out of house and home, evict, oust, unhouse, unkennel, dislodge, unpeople, dispeople, depopulate, relegate, deport, empty, drain to the dregs, sweep off, clear off, clear out, clear away, suck, draw off, clean out, make a clean sweep of, clear decks, purge, embowel, disbowel, disembowel, eviscerate, gut, unearth, root out, root up, averuncate, weed out, get out, eliminate, get rid of, do away with, shake off, exenterate, vomit, throw up, regurgitate, spew, puke, keck, retch, heave, upchuck, chuck up, barf, belch out, cast up, bring up, be sick, get sick, worship the porcelain god, disgorge, expectorate, clear the throat, hawk, spit, sputter, splutter, slobber, drivel, slaver, slabber, eructate, drool, unpack, unlade, unload, unship, offload, break bulk, dump, be let out, spew forth, erupt, ooze.

Stream

VB flow, blow.

Wind

N wind, draught, flatus, afflatus, efflation, eluvium, air, breath, breath of air, puff, whiff, zephyr, blow, breeze, drift, aura, stream, current, jet stream, undercurrent, gust, blast, squall, gale, half a gale, storm, tempest, hurricane, whirlwind, tornado, samiel, cyclone, anticyclone, typhoon, simoon, simoom, harmattan, monsoon, trade wind, sirocco, mistral, bise, tramontane, levanter, capful of wind, fresh breeze, stiff breeze, keen blast, blizzard, barber, candelia, chinook, foehn, khamsin, norther, vendaval, wuther, windiness, ventosity, rough weather, dirty weather, ugly weather, stress of weather, dirty sky, mare's tail, thick squall, black squall, white squall, anemography, aerodynamics, wind gauge, weathercock, vane, weather- vane, wind sock, anemometer, anemoscope, sufflation, insufflation, perflation, inflation, afflation, blowing, fanning, ventilation, sneezing, errhine, sternutative, sternutatory, sternutation, hiccup, hiccough, catching of the breath, Eolus, Boreas, Zephyr, cave of Eolus, air pump, air blower, lungs, bellows, blowpipe, fan, ventilator, punkah, branchiae, gills, flabellum, vertilabrum, whiffle ball, blowing, windy, flatulent, breezy, gusty, squally, stormy, tempestuous, blustering, boisterous, pulmonic, pulmonary, lull'd by soft zephyrs, the storm is up and all is on the hazard, the winds were wither'd in the stagnant air, while mocking winds are piping loud, winged with red lightning and tempestuous rage.

VB blow, waft, blow hard, blow great guns, blow a hurricane, wuther, stream, issue, respire, breathe, puff, whiff, whiffle, gasp, wheeze, snuff, snuffle, sniff, sniffle, sneeze, cough, fan, ventilate, inflate, perflate, blow up.

Vegetable

N vegetable, vegetable kingdom, flora, verdure, plant, tree, shrub, bush, creeper, herb, herbage, grass, annual, perennial, biennial, triennial, exotic, timber, forest, wood, woodlands, timberland, hurst, frith, holt, weald, park, chase, greenwood, brake, grove, copse, coppice, bocage, tope, clump of trees, thicket, spinet, spinney, underwood, brushwood, scrub, boscage, bosk, ceja, chaparal, motte, arboretum, bush, jungle, prairie, heath, heather, fern, bracken, furze, gorse, whin, grass, turf, pasture, pasturage, turbary, sedge, rush, weed, fungus, mushroom, toadstool, lichen, moss, conferva, mold, growth, alfalfa, alfilaria, banyan, blow, blowth, floret, petiole, pin grass, timothy, yam, yew, zinnia, foliage, branch, bough, ramage, stem, tigella, spray, leaf, flower, blossom, bine, flowering plant, timber tree, fruit tree, pulse, legume, vegetable, vegetal, vegetive, vegitous, herbaceous, herbal, botanic, sylvan, silvan, arborary, arboreous, arborescent, arborical, woody, grassy, verdant, verdurous, floral, mossy, lignous, ligneous, wooden, leguminous, vosky, cespitose, turf-like, turfy, endogenous, exogenous, green-robed senators of mighty woods, this is the forest primeval.

Snap

VB rap, snap, tap, knock, ping, click, clash, crack, crackle, crash, pop, slam, bang, blast, boom, clap, clang, clack, whack, wham, brustle, burst on the ear, crepitate, rump, blow up, blow, detonate.

Inexpectation

N inexpectation, non-expectation, false expectation, miscalculation, surprise, sudden burst, thunderclap, blow, shock, start, bolt out of the blue, wonder, eye opener, unpleasant surprise, pleasant surprise, nonexpectant, surprised, unwarned, unaware, off one's guard, inattentive, unexpected, unanticipated, unpredicted, unlooked for, unforeseen, unhoped for, dropped from the clouds, beyond expectation, contrary to expectation, against expectation, against all expectation, out of one's reckoning, unheard of, startling, surprising, sudden, unpredictable, unforeseeable (unknowable), abruptly, unexpectedly, surprisingly, plump, pop, a l'improviste, unawares, without notice, without warning, without a 'by your leave', like a thief in the night, like a thunderbolt, in an unguarded moment, suddenly, Int, heydey!, little did one think, little did one expect, nobody would ever suppose, nobody would ever think, nobody would ever expect, who would have thought? it beats the Dutch.

Disappointment

N disappointment, blighted hope, balk, blow, anticlimax, slip 'twixt cup and lip, nonfulfillment of one's hopes, sad disappointment, bitter disappointment, trick of fortune, afterclap, false expectation, vain expectation, miscalculation, fool's paradise, much cry and little wool, disappointed, disconcerted, aghast, disgruntled, out of one's reckoning, the mountain labored and brought forth a mouse, parturiunt montes, nascitur ridiculus mus, diis aliter visum, the bubble burst, one's countenance falling.


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