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breeze

breeze

 
 
pronunciation:
briz
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a light or gentle wind.
It was a hot day, but the breeze made it comfortable.
similar words:
breath, cat's-paw, current, draft, gust, light breeze, puff, sea breeze, whiff, wind, zephyr
definition 2: (informal) a simple or quickly accomplished task.
Her math homework was a breeze.
synonyms:
cakewalk, cinch
similar words:
child's play, joke, picnic
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: breezed, breezes, breezing
definition 1: to blow a light or gentle wind.
It breezed comfortably during the evening.
synonyms:
waft
similar words:
blow
definition 2: (informal) to progress or accomplish something quickly or with little effort.
He breezed through the test.She breezed past the reception desk.
synonyms:
sail
antonyms:
stumble
similar words:
coast, glide, romp, sweep
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derivations: breezeless (adj.), breezelike (adj.)