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whooshes

verb
present tense third-person singular of whoosh

Synonyms of whooshes

(Entry 1 of 2)

to move very quickly with the sound of quickly flowing air or water
  • Cars whooshed along the highway.
  • Water whooshed down the pipe.

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whooshes

noun
plural of whoosh

Synonyms of whooshes (Entry 2 of 2)

as in whistles, swooshes

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“Whooshes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whooshes. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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