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puff

noun

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  1. a slight or gentle movement of air felt a puff of wind on his face Synonyms of puff air, breath, breeze, waft, zephyrWords Related to puff current, draft, whiff; sea breeze; blast, blow, flurry, gale, headwind, northeaster, norther, northwester, southeaster, southwester, tailwind, westerly, wind; squall, tempest, tornado, windstorm; airflowNear Antonyms of puff calm


puff

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of puff

  1. 1 to breathe hard, quickly, or with difficulty he came running up the stairs puffing and wheezing Synonyms of puff blow, heave, hyperventilate, pant, gasp, wheezeWords Related to puff choke, gag, gulp, huff; asphyxiate, smother, stifle, strangle; snore, snuffle; exhale, expire

  2. 2 to praise too much a talk show host who can be counted on to puff up the celebrities who readily consent to be interviewed Synonyms of puff adulate, belaud, blarney, butter up, hero-worship, honey, massage, overpraise, flatter, soft-soap, strokeWords Related to puff blandish, cajole, coax, sweet-talk, wheedle; fawn, kowtow, suck (up to), toady; idolize, worship; eulogize, extol (also extoll), laud, praise; applaud, commend, compliment; congratulate, felicitate; drool, gush, slaver, slobber; endear, ingratiate; court, romance, wooNear Antonyms of puff bad-mouth, belittle, decry, depreciate, disparage, put down


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