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1. gale

noun. ['ˈgeɪl'] a strong wind moving 45-90 knots; force 7 to 10 on Beaufort scale.

Synonyms

  • air current
  • current of air
  • near gale
  • fresh gale
  • whole gale
  • moderate gale
  • wind

Antonyms

  • uncoil
  • stay in place
  • lower
  • untwine

Etymology

  • gail (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gale (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • galen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • galan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gavel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gafol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Gale

  • quesnell
  • deverell
  • cartmell
  • withnail
  • travail
  • tramell
  • sumrell
  • prevail
  • portell
  • parcell
  • mortell
  • mcphail
  • mcgrail
  • marcell
  • macphail
  • exhale
  • carvell
  • cardell
  • bartell
  • averell
  • avenell
  • abimael
  • verrell
  • unveil
  • today'll
  • tirrell
  • surveil
  • savell
  • revell
  • rafale

Example sentences of the word gale


1. Noun, singular or mass
A “whole gale” uproots trees, deals significant structural damage and whips up tall waves with curling crests.

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