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wind

noun

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  1. 1 noticeable movement of air in a particular direction there's a wind coming from underneath the front door Synonyms current, draft Related Words blast, blow, flurry, gale, gust, headwind, squall, tailwind, tempest, tornado, windstorm; breath, breeze, puff, waft, zephyr

  2. 2 a prevailing or general movement or inclination the winds of public opinion are changing on this issue Synonyms current, direction, drift, leaning, run, tendency, tide, windRelated Words curve, downside, shift, swing, turn, turnabout, upside; custom, habit, propensity, tenor, way; countercurrent, countertrend; undercurrent, undertow

  3. 3 language that is impressive-sounding but not meaningful or sincere the speech contained nothing of substance and was just a lot of wind Synonyms bombast, fustian, gas, grandiloquence, hot air, oratory, verbiage, windRelated Words claptrap, drivel, gibberish, hogwash, humbug, jabberwocky, jazz, moonshine, nonsense; affectedness, floweriness, grandiosity, loftiness, pomposity, pretension, pretentiousness; garrulity, garrulousness, verboseness, verbosity, windiness, wordiness


wind

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of wind

  1. something that curves or is curved there's one last easterly wind to the river before it empties into the sea Synonyms angle, arc, arch, bow, crook, curvature, curve, inflection, turn, windRelated Words kink, warp; circle, ring, ringlet, round; coil, curl, curlicue (also curlycue); buckle, convolution, flexure, fold, loop, spiral, swirl, twist, winding; incurvature, reflection; decline, inclination, incline, slope; corner, turnoff; dogleg, hairpin


wind

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of wind

  1. 1 to follow a circular or spiral course flowering vines wind around the porch's graceful columns Synonyms coil, corkscrew, curl, entwine, spiral, twine, twist Related Words arc, arch, bend, crook, curve, hook, sweep, swerve, turn, veer, wheel; swirl, whirl; circle, encircle, loop; enlace, interlace, intertwine, lace; bow, bulge; meander, weave, zigzag Near Antonyms straighten

  2. 2 to introduce in a gradual, secret, or clever way self-interest winds itself into everything that he does—even his alleged favors for other people Synonyms infiltrate, slip, sneak, insinuate, work in, worm, wriggleRelated Words creep, edge, wiggle; insert, interpolate, interpose, introduce


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