Synonyms and Antonyms of gust

  1. 1 a sudden brief rush of wind a gust tore her umbrella from her grip and blew it down the street Synonyms blast, blow, flurry, scud, williwaw, windblast Related Words breeze, zephyr; current, draft; air, breath, waft; puff, whiff; bluster, gale, hurricane, squall, tempest, tornado, windstorm; northeaster, norther, northerly, northwester, southeaster, southwester, westerly

  2. 2 a sudden intense expression of strong feeling the stressed-out coworker cried out with a gust of emotion that we had never witnessed before Synonyms agony, blaze, burst, ebullition, eruption, explosion, fit, flare, flare-up, flash, flush, gale, gush, outburst, paroxysm, spasm, stormRelated Words blowup, grouch, rage, tantrum; ecstasy, rapture, transport; delirium, firestorm, frenzy, furor

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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