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1. blow

noun. ['ˈbloʊ'] a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon.

Synonyms

  • box
  • whang
  • stab
  • scrap
  • poke
  • fighting
  • pound
  • knockdown
  • knockout
  • whip
  • hammering
  • stroke
  • pounding
  • boot
  • clout
  • knock
  • swat
  • KO
  • shot
  • whack
  • swing
  • thump
  • combat
  • thwack
  • thrust
  • kicking
  • slug
  • counterblow
  • whiplash
  • wallop
  • clip
  • smack
  • rap
  • belt
  • lick
  • smacker
  • backhander
  • kick
  • kayo
  • smacking
  • lash
  • hammer
  • punch
  • knife thrust
  • fight
  • stinger
  • slap
  • biff

Antonyms

  • weak
  • inflexibility
  • disparage
  • disadvantage

Etymology

  • blo (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blowe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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  • genego
  • taekwondo
  • tourtelot
  • pinsoneault
  • ex-voto
  • undergo
  • tondreau
  • tallyho
  • overflow
  • lambreau
  • jandreau
  • hwang-ho
  • guandjo
  • gendreau
  • cointreau
  • celo
  • cabo
  • brancheau
  • blincoe
  • apropos
  • vigneault
  • vigneau
  • van-gogh
  • tyo
  • truffaut
  • trudeau
  • therriault
  • theriault
  • tetreault
  • tableaux

2. blow

noun. ['ˈbloʊ'] an impact (as from a collision).

Synonyms

  • impact
  • jounce
  • sideswipe
  • shock
  • bang
  • buffeting
  • smash
  • pounding
  • knock
  • jolt
  • concussion
  • bash
  • smack
  • rap
  • belt
  • strike
  • bump
  • jar
  • slap

Antonyms

  • lengthen
  • detach
  • unclip
  • unbelt

Etymology

  • blo (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blowe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. blow

verb. ['ˈbloʊ'] be blowing or storming.

Synonyms

  • storm
  • waft
  • bluster
  • breeze
  • set in

Antonyms

  • veil
  • deflate
  • rush
  • converge

Etymology

  • blo (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blowe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. blow

verb. ['ˈbloʊ'] exhale hard.

Synonyms

  • heave
  • huff
  • breathe out
  • insufflate
  • chuff
  • puff
  • exhale
  • expire
  • gasp

Antonyms

  • pay up
  • keep track
  • attend
  • pass

Etymology

  • blo (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blowe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. blow

verb. ['ˈbloʊ'] free of obstruction by blowing air through.

Synonyms

  • eject
  • discharge
  • exhaust
  • expel

Antonyms

  • arrange
  • order
  • deposit
  • stifle

Etymology

  • blo (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blowe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. blow

verb. ['ˈbloʊ'] be in motion due to some air or water current.

Synonyms

  • travel
  • tide
  • stream
  • waft
  • be adrift
  • go
  • locomote
  • drift
  • float

Antonyms

  • linger
  • recede
  • follow
  • fall

Etymology

  • blo (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blowe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. blow

noun. ['ˈbloʊ'] an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating.

Synonyms

  • occurrent
  • occurrence
  • happening
  • whammy
  • setback
  • black eye
  • reversal
  • natural event

Antonyms

  • cheer
  • unlash
  • untie
  • make peace

Etymology

  • blo (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blowe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. blow

verb. ['ˈbloʊ'] shape by blowing.

Synonyms

  • shape

Antonyms

  • complain
  • exhale

Etymology

  • blo (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blowe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. blow

noun. ['ˈbloʊ'] an unpleasant or disappointing surprise.

Synonyms

  • shock
  • surprise

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • pull

Etymology

  • blo (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blowe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. blow

verb. ['ˈbloʊ'] make a sound as if blown.

Synonyms

  • go

Antonyms

  • attach
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • blo (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blowe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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