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wind

noun (1)

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1 noticeable movement of air in a particular direction
  • there's a wind coming from underneath the front door

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2 a prevailing or general movement or inclination
  • the winds of public opinion are changing on this issue

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3 language that is impressive-sounding but not meaningful or sincere
  • the speech contained nothing of substance and was just a lot of wind

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wind

noun (2)

Synonyms of wind (Entry 2 of 3)

something that curves or is curved
  • there's one last easterly wind to the river before it empties into the sea

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wind

verb

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1 to follow a circular or spiral course
  • flowering vines wind around the porch's graceful columns

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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

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The first known use of wind was before the 12th century

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“Wind.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wind. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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