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gust

gust

 
pronunciation:
guhst
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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:
blow, breeze, draft, gale, squall, wind
definition 2: an abrupt or sudden burst of anything, such as smoke, rain, or emotional response.
When the clown's pants fell down, a gust of laughter filled the theater.
synonyms:
burst, outbreak
similar words:
blast, blow, eruption, explosion, paroxysm
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: gusted, gusting, gusts
definition: to blow in gusts.
The wind gusted, and the boat nearly overturned.
synonyms:
blow, puff
similar words:
breeze, squall