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Word: gust

Definition: strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster


Sentences Containing 'gust'

At the moment when he opened the door, such a gust of wind came in that the lamp was nearly extinguished.
But as if to contradict his statement, at that instant a violent clap of thunder seemed to shake the house to its very foundation, while a sudden gust of wind, mingled with rain, extinguished the lamp he held in his hand.
Every time he uttered this ejaculation, his eyes seemed to be in danger of starting out; and every sentence he spoke, he delivered in a sort of tune, always exactly the same, and more like a gust of wind, which begins low, mounts up high, and falls again, than any other comparison I can find for it.
It would get so dark that it looked all blue-black outside, and lovely; and the rain would thrash along by so thick that the trees off a little ways looked dim and spider-webby; and here would come a blast of wind that would bend the trees down and turn up the pale underside of the leaves; and then a perfect ripper of a gust would follow along and set the branches to tossing their arms as if they was just wild; and next, when it was just about the bluest and blackest--FST!
I told myself that I could never stop, and with a gust of petulance I resolved to stop forthwith.
A gust of air whirled round me as I opened the door, and from within came the sound of broken glass falling on the floor.
The brooch had come undone as she spoke, and a sudden gust of wind blew the Queen's shawl across a little brook.
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