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gust

gust

 
 
pronunciation:
guhst
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sudden rush or blast of wind.
The gust carried his kite even higher.
synonyms:
blast, puff
similar words:
breeze, draft, gale, squall, wind
definition 2: a sudden burst of emotion.
As the audience watched the funny play, a gust of laughter filled the theater.
synonyms:
burst, outbreak
similar words:
blast, eruption, explosion